Read this ‘quite worrying’ article about people who have no private pension fund to supplement their state pension.
Read this article where Martin Lewis advises an elderly couple who were scammed out of £16,000. Be careful out there!
See this article regarding furloughed workers’ rights to bank holiday and annual leave payments.
From today, May 11, 2020, DWP will stop payments into Post Office Card accounts. Claimants will need to use an alternative, such as a Credit Union account. See the details here.
Read this article explaining how married women who retired on small state pensions before April 2016 should get an uplift to 60 per cent of their husband’s payments once he reaches retirement age too.
Read this article about pension pots that are going unclaimed.
HMRC is sending out invitations to the self-employed to apply for Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Read the full story here.
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced plans to start winding down the furlough scheme by reducing the wage subsidy to 60% from 80%, full details in this article.
It seems that people are being forced to dip into their savings as a result of Coronavirus. See the full story here.
If you’re receiving state pension, you could claim for providing care such as child care. See the full story here.