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Financial Capability Week

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This week beginning 14th November, we are promoting Financial Capability. Take control of your finances! Advice, guidance and education. We can help with… Budgeting Getting the right Benefits Saving Money on Utilities Planning for Life Events and much more… Events are being held at our offices in: Huyton and Halewood, Tuesday 15th November between 9am-3pm…

Reinstated Benefit worth £6500

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Congratulations to one of our clients on successfully appealing a benefits decision, this week. Our team of dedicated volunteers in Knowsley Citizens Advice were on hand to provide assistance with getting the client’s benefit reinstated. Not only was the appeal a success but it has also given our client a boost in their income worth…

Big Energy Saving Week 2016

Big Energy Saving Week

Big Energy Saving Week starts on 31 October 2016. It is a national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. The week focuses on raising public awareness of how to switch energy supplier or tariff to get the best deal and make homes energy…

PIP Appeal leads to arrears payment of £3714 and a weekly income of £112.55 a week

Congratulations to one of our clients on securing a successful outcome to their Personal Independence Payment(PIP) appeal. Our advisors provided assistance, guidance and support to the client in preparing for and presenting their appeal case, after the client was given a nil award in an initial assessment. As a result of the help they received…

Get Online in Knowsley

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Get Online in Knowsley. In the modern world, everything necessary for the smooth running of everyday life seems to require internet access, whether applying for benefits, looking for information or searching for and applying for employment. Recently, research was carried out by Knowsley Citizens Advice into digital barriers stopping our clients from accessing the internet.…

PIP/DLA Re-Assessment resulting in an Income Increase of £60 A Week

This week Angela, one of our advisers was delighted to be able to help one of our clients with a PIP/DLA re-assessment. The client was previously receiving the lower rate component of £21.80 a week and the higher rate mobility component of £57.45 per week, giving them a PIP/DLA income of £79.25 a week. After…

£6,500 Awarded In Backdated Benefit

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A client visited the bureau to request a benefit check as they were due to have a change of circumstances in their life and wanted to know how this change may affect their benefit entitlements. Upon a review of their circumstances, Danny noticed that the client was not in receipt of a premium in their…

PIP Appeal Securing Client £5413 A Year

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Good News Tweet We’ve just helped a client win a PIP appeal, securing them £5413.20 a year plus a back payment of £2393.94 #benefits #GetAdviceKnowsley Share This

£2,490 Charitable Grant Towards New Boiler

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Good News Story of the Week in Knowsley Advice At this time of the year, as we move into the cold, dark nights, a faulty boiler can be a major problem for those people who cannot afford replacement or repairs. This week we were delighted to be able to help one of our clients in…

Problems with your Child Tax Credits being stopped unfairly?

We’ve been noticing a worrying trend at Citizens Advice Knowsley recently, with a significant number of people visiting us due to their Child Tax Credits (CTC) being stopped without a proper reason. The payments are usually stopped by a company called Concentrix, who are working on behalf of HMRC and are responsible for handling CTC…