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Coronavirus Finance & Bills Help

Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.

2 November 2021

Fully vaccinated travellers to England and Wales can save £20 using day two lateral flows tests that will shortly replace PCR tests

The Government has today released its approved list of private testing providers that will offer day two lateral flow tests for fully vaccinated travellers to England and Wales. Travellers will be able to save £20 using lateral flow tests compared to pricier PCRs.

22 October 2021

Covid: Lateral flow tests to replace PCRs for vaccinated travellers from Sunday 24 October

Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Sunday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.

15 October 2021

'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the fifth grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know

100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.

1 October 2021

Coronavirus Employees' Help

If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.

1 October 2021

Coronavirus Universal Credit & Benefits

If you're suddenly unable to work due to the coronavirus crisis, or you've been laid off, this guide looks at what benefits you can claim, what you're entitled to under universal credit plus tells you how to make a claim.

1 October 2021

Coronavirus Self-Employed & Small Limited Company Help

If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.

1 October 2021

Covid test firms form self-regulating body in a bid to tackle poor service concerns

Members will need to follow a code of conduct and have decent customer reviews. It comes after the competition watchdog launched a review into the industry over concerns about misleading prices and unfair practices.

20 September 2021

Latest coronavirus 'traffic light' travel update due this week

The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.

16 September 2021

Canada and Switzerland to move to the 'green' travel list in the latest 'traffic light' update - but Montenegro and Thailand will turn 'red'

Seven destinations, including Canada and Switzerland, will be added to the 'green' traffic light list from next week, the UK government has announced. The system is used to govern the action holidaymakers must take when they return to the UK from overseas.

26 August 2021