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Universal Credit recipients will get one-off £650 – date of first payment confirmed by DWP

As the cost of living crisis continues to make life tough for many people, help is on its way in the form of cost of living payments. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced eight million of the lowest paid households will be receiving an extra £650 to help pay for soaring energy bills. Millions of Britons who […]

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Automotive

Ford to debut its one-off ‘Very Gay Raptor’ at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The raptor is a one-off special based on the second-generation Range Raptor. The vehicle will make its debut at Goodwood while reaffirming Ford’s long-term commitment to LQBTQ+ allyship. A statement released by Ford read: “The appearance of ‘Very Gay Raptor’ at the event near Chichester, UK, will be used to further initiate important discussions and […]

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Finance

Pensioners urged to check Pension Credit eligibility – you could qualify for one-off £325

The DWP stated that 1.4 million people currently claim the financial support in the UK. MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis also come out on Wednesday urging pensioners to claim the benefit describing the underclaiming as a “national tragedy”. In his weekly newsletter, Mr Lewis said: “It’s not often I agree to team up with the Government […]

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Showbiz

Camilla Parker Bowles to feature in one-off ITV documentary to mark 75th birthday

Daniela Neumann, managing director of Spun Gold TV, said: “Camilla’s Country Life will provide a unique portrait of our future Queen Consort, by exploring the personal passions which have meant so much to her throughout her life as she puts together the magazine, while also fulfilling her royal engagements.  “We’re delighted to be working with […]

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Finance

Universal Credit claimants to get the one-off £650 – first payment due in July

Last month, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a wave of new financial support payments to assist those who are struggling with soaring inflation and energy bills. Among the new schemes confirmed was an extra £650 payment which will be available for around eight million people across the country. This payment will be delivered in two […]

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UK

‘A one-off!’ Kate and Prince William to close curtain on their children’s royal outings

Prince George, 8, Princess Charlotte, 7, and four-year-old Prince Louis were majorly involved in the celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee earlier this month. The adorable trio were spotted appearing alongside their parents at a few major events during the jam-packed four-day celebratory weekend. Their frequent appearance during the weekend has arose questions as to whether we […]

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Finance

‘Doesn’t capture everyone!’ ‘Millions of retirees’ set to miss out on £300 one-off payment

The new package has increased the energy discount to £400 and now it no longer needs to be repaid. Mr Komolafe commented that this component of the package is a “big tick in the box”, specifically because it doesn’t need to be repaid. He continued: “For households who have already seen their energy payment double, […]

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Finance

Energy discount to one-off £650 – Dates for when to expect cost of living payments

Pensioner and disability payments Some six million disabled Britons will be able to get £150 paid into their accounts if they are in receipt of certain qualifying benefits. To get this support, claimants must have begun getting their qualifying benefits from May 25. These support payments include Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Attendance Allowance, […]

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Finance

POLL: Do you think £300 one-off payment for pensioners is enough?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an emergency support package to help households across Britain cope with increasing energy bills and soaring inflation last month. Mr Sunak unveiled a £15billion support package to help low-income, disabled and pensioner households as well as increasing the energy bill levy to £400 for all households. Over eight million of the […]

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Rishi Sunak announces eight million people will get one-off £650 – who is eligible?

This will be for eight million people of the lowest income households, Rishi Sunak said. The intervention will impact millions of households on Universal Credit, Tax Credits, Pension Credit and legacy benefits, HM Treasury said. Following the announcement in the House of Commons, Mr Sunak wrote on Twitter: “We will send a one-off £650 cost of […]