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Universal Credit claimants could get freebies this summer worth over £6,000

People are able to apply straight away and do not need to wait until their claim for Universal Credit has been approved or paid. Alongside the support announced for rising energy costs, large families are also able to claim help with their water bills through the Government’s WaterSure Scheme. Other support which can be provided […]

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Finance

PIP: All the freebies you can claim from the DWP to save thousands of pounds in June

News that people on disability benefits will receive an extra £150 has been welcomed by millions who are struggling financially due to the cost of living. Some 2.8 million people who rely on Personal Independence Payments (PIP) could be eligible for 10 other freebies worth thousands. As the cost of living crisis continues to squeeze […]

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Travel

Flight attendant says ‘people lie all the time’ to get freebies – and it ‘usually works’

Miguel concluded: “To get better treatment, the best trick is just to be nice. And ask for it. “So when you arrive, say hi to the crew, say good morning, ask how their day was, treat them like human beings and not like they are there to serve you. “Which by the way it’s not […]

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Finance

‘Makes me angry’ Fury as England forced to pay prescription fee – rest of UK gets freebies

NHS prescription charges typically increase in line with average inflation each year. However, the Government has now confirmed prescription costs will remain the same. It is hoped the move will ease cost of living pressures and ensure medication remains accessible to all. Sajid Javid, Health and Social Care Secretary, said: “The rise in the cost […]

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Finance

500,000 carers missing out on up to £3,345 – what benefits and freebies can you claim?

While one in seven people care for someone else in the UK, not everyone is receiving all the financial help they are entitled to from the DWP. Some 500,000 people are estimated to be missing out on Carer’s Allowance which could top up their income by £69.70 per week – £3,624.40 over a year – […]

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Finance

Pensioners missing out on freebies which could save thousands including free bus pass

Free benefits like a bus pass, TV licence and financial help towards energy bills could save pensioners thousands of pounds over the course of a year. Some 850,000 pensioners are missing out on Pension Credit which acts as a gateway benefit to these additional freebies. However, Britons don’t need to be receiving Pension Credit to […]

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Universal Credit: Millions of Britons could be eligible for extra freebies and money off

They could be able to claim a range of other freebies, benefits and discounts to help lighten the load. People receiving Universal Credit could be missing out on hundreds of pounds through freebies, reductions, discounts and more. Claiming their entitlement could help some families back away from the brink of poverty during the cost of […]

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Finance

Free bus pass to TV licence and free cash – all the freebies you could be entitled to

In addition, there’s a maternity grant worth £1,000 available to new mums, up to £300 in winter fuel payments and a Disabled Facilities Grant worth £30,000. Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis is urging everyone with a household income of £30,000 or less to do a benefits check. On Twitter, he said: “Do you have […]

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DWP alert: Easter payment dates for Universal Credit plus 30 freebies Britons can claim

However, not all Tax Credit customers will be better off on Universal Credit. They should use a benefits calculator to check before doing anything. Once a change in circumstance has been triggered, Britons can’t go back. The DWP has launched a new section on the Universal Credit website for Tax Credit customers to help people […]

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Life Style

‘Get £30 of free stuff a week!’ Coupon Queen on best freebies from groceries to takeaways

From today, several monthly households bills have increased; from council tax, car tax and water, the most significant rise will be from energy costs which millions of people are set to pay an additional £500-£700 a year. On top that, VAT on food and drinks within the hospitality sector have returned to 20 percent, making […]