£400 energy bills discount this winter

The UK government sets out further details of the Energy Bills Support Scheme. Households to start receiving £400 off their energy bills from October 2022, with the discount made in 6 instalments to help families throughout the winter periodgovernment confirms important details of the Energy Bills Support Scheme, which will provide energy bill discounts to … Continue reading £400 energy bills discount this winter

Rises to teachers’ salaries

Teachers are to benefit from pay increases of between 5% and 8.9% from September 2022, as the government has accepted pay recommendations from the independent School Teachers’ Review Body for the next academic year. The starting salary for teachers outside London will rise by 8.9%, with salaries reaching £28,000 in the 2022/23 academic year. This … Continue reading Rises to teachers’ salaries

1.2 million low earners to see boost in take-home pay

Low earners who save through a Net Pay Arrangement (NPA) pension will get the same level of government top-up as those who use Relief at Source schemes Around 1.2 million low earners will receive top-ups to their take-home pay from 2025 which could be worth hundreds of pounds a year. For NPAs, pension contributions are … Continue reading 1.2 million low earners to see boost in take-home pay

More than 33,600 tax credits customers use HMRC app to renew

More than 33,600 have successfully used the HMRC app to renew their tax credits claim so far this year, a 39% increase on last year. Tax credits are there to help working families with targeted financial support, so And it is important that claimants act to renew before the 31st July 2022 deadline to ensure … Continue reading More than 33,600 tax credits customers use HMRC app to renew

One in four families get first government Cost of Living Payment

Almost one in four families across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will get £326 sent directly to them, with the second instalment of £324 sent later this year as part of a £37 billion support package. £326 – the first of two cost of living payments – will automatically hit seven million bank accounts … Continue reading One in four families get first government Cost of Living Payment