Scotland aims to defeat 'period poverty' with free sanitary products trial
A scheme to give free sanitary products to women on low incomes has been launched in Scotland
13 July 2017
Eligible for carer's credit? Don't put your state pension at risk by not claiming it
Up to 230,000 unpaid carers are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit
13 June 2017
Used the new Tax-Free Childcare website? Tell us how it went
A few weeks ago the Government launched a new website, the Childcare Service, allowing parents to apply for the Tax-Free Childcare scheme as well as up to 30 free hours of childcare a week.
7 June 2017
Parents face fines as 'inaccessible' website leaves them unable to pay for childcare
Parents signed up to the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme say they can't access cash saved to pay nursery costs
2 June 2017
Government childcare website dogged by technical issues continues to cause problems for parents
Users are still having technical problems with government childcare websites two weeks after MSE first reported it
23 May 2017
Victims of Concentrix tax credits shambles receive almost £87,000 in compensation
Tax credit claimants whose payments were wrongly stopped by outsourcing firm Concentrix have been compensated by HMRC
17 January 2017
HMRC and Concentrix plunged tax credit claimants into 'humiliating hardship', Government report finds
Today the Work & Pensions Committee has published a report condemning Concentrix and HMRC for their
1 December 2016
Autumn Statement 2016: Universal credit cuts scaled back
Planned taper rate cuts to universal credit scaled back
23 November 2016
Concentrix claimants awarded up to £100 compensation – how to apply if your tax credits were wrongly cut
Concentrix claimants have been awarded up to £100 compensation – how to apply if your tax credits were wrongly cut
18 November 2016
HMRC to axe tax credit checking firm Concentrix with immediate effect
HMRC has announced that it's ended its tax credits fraud contract with Concentrix with immediate effect
11 November 2016
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free schools meals and change driving licence details in one place15 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
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