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Big Lottery Funding for Advice Services in Uttlesford

Big Lottery Funding for Advice Services in Uttlesford Uttlesford CAB were delighted by the announcement on 14 May 2013 that the Big Lottery planned to make an award of £107,876 to support developments in advice provision in the district over the next two years.   ‘This funding will allow us to work more closely with various […]

Debt: Dealing with the Ups and the Downs

High quality free debt advice is a vital part of what the CAB offers in Uttlesford, as unmanaged debt affects not only the well being of individuals, but also the wider community. Debt counselling is essential as it eases the relationship between creditor and debtor, helps a client to complete paperwork correctly, negotiate settlements and […]

How changes to working tax credits could affect you

New working hours rules have recently been implemented which mean that couples with children can only claim Working Tax Credit if their joint weekly hours of work are at least 24, and one of them works at least 16 hours a week. Previously one of the couple needed to be working a minimum of 16 […]

A day with Uttlesford CAB

With January around the corner – Uttlesford Citizens Advice Bureau are getting ready for their busiest month of the year. With the area’s roots in a more rural background and a large number of prosperous households – it is very easy to assume that everyone is coping with the current economic situation – however requests […]