We’ve got to pay for the cost of Coronavirus somehow. The left-wing Social Market Foundation thinks that one way could be to charge 10% capital gains tax on the sale of homes. See the full story here.
Mums are struggling to return to work due to childcare difficulties as a result of Coronavirus. See the full story here.
In order to comply with government rules and to protect you, other members and staff, until further notice, you must wear a face covering if you call at our Frankfort Gate office (unless of course you are in the exempt group). For full details, see the government advice here, particularly paragraph 2 which mentions credit unions.
Lock-down has put many Britons in debt. Read this article giving advice on how to manage it.
Read this article about how Lloyds Bank is demanding repayment of a loan from NHS worker.
Read this article about someone who can’t sell their property but needs to move and wants to take advantage of the Stamp Duty holiday.
Read this story about how DWP is extending third party fit-for-work testing.
Read this article that explains who’s eligible and how the £500 high street will work.
Landlords, banned from evicting tenants as a result of Coronavirus, can start again in August. See this article.
DWP are set to re-impose benefit sanctions from July 1 despite the measure being branded as ‘heartless and cruel’. See the full story.