Universal Credit grant: Can I get £500 benefits credit? | Personal Finance | Finance

But news of the one-off £500 payment is as of yet unconfirmed. As such, potential qualifying criteria do not yet exist, and it is not clear whether the policy will cover every Universal Credit beneficiary. Mr Sunak is allegedly waiting for the budget – set for March 3 – to expand on any potential replacements for the benefits hike. Speaking More...

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By S.P. On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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SEISS UK: Self-employed to benefit following ‘great victory’ in supreme court ruling | Personal Finance | Finance

SEISS grants will be paying out once more over the coming weeks as the third application deadline is quickly approaching. As the summer approaches, Rishi Sunak has assured fourth sets of grants will also be More...

By S.P. On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Bitcoin chaos: Wall Street icon Burton Malkiel explains how cryptocurrency could collapse | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin: Expert discusses recent drop in cryptocurrency value In recent weeks, Bitcoin values have shown volatility not seen since the cryptocurrency’s 2017 crash. January has seen record highs before More...

By S.P. On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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SEISS extension: Will there be a fifth grant? | Personal Finance | Finance

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is the Government’s support scheme for the self-employed, and it was recently extended until April 2021. The scheme is currently open for the third SEISS grant, More...

By S.P. On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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PIP: Claimants could be entitled to an extra £4,600 in cash from HMRC – eligibility | Personal Finance | Finance

PIP is formally known as Personal Independence Payments, providing support to those with a disability or long term health condition. The amount of PIP a person receives is ultimately dependent on how their More...

By S.P. On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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State pension: How to build National Insurance records while being unemployed – act now | Personal Finance | Finance

So long as a person is eligible for a state pension, they’ll need to take action to receive it as they’re not paid out automatically. Claims for state pension can be processed up to four months before More...

By S.P. On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Covid Winter Grant scheme: What is the Covid Winter Grant scheme? | Personal Finance | Finance

How long is the grant available? The specific rules pertaining to the Covid Winter Grant scheme will be determined by each individual council. You can find out more directly from your council here. However, More...

By S.P. On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Makewell clinic starts with vaccinations and weight loss as it expands health services cho | City & Business | Finance

Developed by nurse Jane Lambert out of her nationwide ECG pharmacist training company, plans for Milton Keynes-based Makewell were well advanced before the pandemic and stayed on track despite the new challenges. “We More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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Bitcoin price today: How much is one bitcoin worth after crash? | City & Business | Finance

The flagship cryptocurrency is currently trading at $35,526 (£26,041), as of 6.30pm GMT, CoinDesk.com data indicates. Trade in the cryptosphere had hit record levels in the past five months. Bitcoin blazed More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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State pension payments could be reduced by private plans – full list of affected schemes | Personal Finance | Finance

State pension payments are mainly dependent on National Insurance records, with 35 years of contributions needed to receive the full amount of £175.20 per week. However, a claimant’s starting amount can More...