Benefits you're entitled to: the over-60s

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Low-income earners missing out on flagship Help to Save scheme: here’s how to take advantage of the 50% bonus

Monday, 21 January 2019 | News

Low-income earners can get a 50p bonus for every £1 they save, but figures show uptake of the savings incentive has so far been slow.

Government accused of 'wasting' £1 million fighting PIP disability benefit appeals

Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News

People living with the debilitating condition Multiple Sclerosis (MS) win more than four in five tribunals against government attempts to lower their benefit payments.

Unmarried mother wins landmark Supreme Court benefit case

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | News

An unmarried mother of four has won a landmark case at the UK Supreme Court, which could allow her to claim bereavement benefits.

Housing benefit freeze could fuel homelessness, report warns

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | News

A freeze on housing benefit could force thousands of tenants into homelessness, particularly single young people, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) warns.

More than a million yet to renew tax credits: don't miss 31 July deadline

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 | News

More than one million people have yet to renew their tax credits, with just one week to go before the deadline of 31 July, according to the latest figures from HMRC.

Happy birthday, £2 coin

Friday, 15 June 2018 | News

The £2 coin is 20 years old today, and to commemorate the occasion, comparison website GoCompare Money has unearthed 10 fascinating facts about the youngest and most valuable coin in circulation.

HMRC crackdown on firms that 'short-change' lowest paid workers

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

In 2017 to 2018, £15.6 million in pay was refunded to more than 200,000 of the UK’s lowest paid workers by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

Part-time carer? Ensure you earn state pension entitlement by getting the national insurance credits you’re due

Monday, 08 January 2018 | News

Carers who don’t qualify for carers allowance might not be receiving the national insurance credits (NICs) they are due, which means they could lose out on valuable state pension contributions.

Two million married couples miss out on £1.3m tax break: How to claim

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Married couples are missing out on £1.3 million in unclaimed tax breaks, according to a freedom of information request from Royal London.

Higher-earning families losing out on £171 million worth of child benefits

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 | News

Working families are losing out on £171 million per year because they don’t take advantage of a little-known connection between pension contributions and child benefit entitlements.