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Millions of households on benefits could save £100s on broadband bills – here's how to check if you can get a cheaper tariff

Millions of households on low incomes are missing out on average savings of almost £150 a year on their broadband bills, according to industry regulator Ofcom.

29 September 2022

Welsh households on universal credit and other benefits can get £200 to help with energy bills – check if you're eligible and how to apply

More than 400,000 low-income households in Wales can get a non-repayable £200 cash grant to put towards their energy bills this winter.

27 September 2022

Mini-budget 2022: Income tax to be cut for millions from April – what it means for you

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has announced big tax cuts for individuals and businesses including a major shake-up to income tax.

23 September 2022

Universal credit rule change to put tens of thousands of people at risk of having benefits cut – here's what you need to know

More than 100,000 people claiming universal credit will be asked to "take active steps" to increase the hours they work or find better paid jobs – or face having their benefits reduced.

22 September 2022

Are you one of six million people claiming disability benefits? You should get your £150 cost of living payment from today

Six million disabled people will receive their additional £150 one-off cost of living payment from today (20 September), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed.

20 September 2022

Open letter urges Government to increase disability benefits and widen eligibility criteria to prevent 'devastating humanitarian crisis'

Disability campaign groups have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for her to increase disability benefits, and their eligibly criteria, in a bid to prevent a "devastating humanitarian crisis".

15 September 2022

Children in Wales in reception, year one and year two to get free school meals by April 2023 - here's all you need to know

All reception year schoolchildren in Wales will start receiving free meals from September this year, with pupils in year one and year two to get free meals by April 2023, the Welsh Government has announced. It's expected that all 200,000 primary school children in Wales will receive free school meals by 2024.

7 September 2022

Iceland gives away another 40,000 £30 food vouchers to pensioners struggling with the cost of living – here's how to get yours

Iceland is giving away free one-off £30 food vouchers to certain pensioners struggling with the cost of living.

30 August 2022

Need to buy school uniform? Check if you can get a grant of up to £200 to help with the cost

We've searched through council websites to find which offer it – check to see if you're eligible and what you could get.

16 August 2022

English councils cut back on school holiday food vouchers – here's what other help you can get

Several councils in England have either scrapped or cut back on their provision of summer holiday vouchers for children eligible for free school meals, according to a BBC investigation, but there is still some help out there for those affected by the cuts.

8 August 2022