Struggling with the Cost of Living crisis? Need to boost your income?

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Citizens Advice North Herts explain the different ways you can boost your income - Credit: Citizens Advice North Herts

If you are worried about the cost-of-living crisis and you live or work in Letchworth, come along to one of our FREE ‘Maximising Income’ workshops this June, and learn what you can do to boost the money in your pocket. 

At the workshop, amongst other things we’ll ensure to answer the following questions: 

What is the Household Support Fund? 

Am I entitled to a Council Tax discount? 

What additional financial support is available to me if I have young children? 

If I receive Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit, can I do any paid work as well? 

What is Pension Credit and how do I know if I’m eligible? 

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If I rent out a room how much can I charge without being taxed on the rental income? 

What tax allowances am I entitled to? 

How much paid holiday am I entitled to? 

And we’ll also cover: 

Different ways to increase your income 

Different ways to reduce your spending 

How to do an online benefit calculation 

How to search online for grants 

Where to find more help and support  

June 9 at 2pm at Create Community, 19-29 Station Road, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3BB 

June 16 at 10am at Create Community, 19-29 Station Road, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3BB 

June 21 at 7pm online, via Zoom 

If you would like to book any of the above workshops simply call/text 07551 275413 or email letchworthfinancialhealth@nhdcab.org.uk and leave your contact details. 

The Letchworth Financial Health project aims to improve the current and future financial education, support and wellbeing of our local community. 

We offer a full range of workshops both face to face and online; each workshop is an hour in a very inclusive, informative and relaxed style. Please visit our project page https://northhertscab.org.uk/about-us/letchworth-financial-health/  for more information. 

Introduction to Financial Capability Community Workshops 

Budgeting 

Energy Saving 

Maximising Income 

Bank & Saving Accounts 

Debt Management 

Comparing Best Buys 

Choosing Credit 

If you need any advice or support, please either call 01462 689801, or use our contact form at https://northhertscab.org.uk/contact-us/