HMRC clarifies you only get a Concentrix lump sum if all tax credits were stopped
Only if your entire tax credit claim was wrongly stopped by Concentrix you'll receive a lump sum repayment
26 September 2016
Concentrix tax credits shambles - how to appeal and try to get credits backdated
If your tax credits were stopped, here's what to try - plus some of the many stories we've received from those affected
20 September 2016
HMRC faces backlog of 2,000 tax credit appeals after ending Concentrix contract
Around 2,000 appeals against tax credit cuts will be examined by HMRC after it axed the contractor Concentrix
14 September 2016
HMRC to axe tax credit checking firm Concentrix
Concentrix, the firm which checks people's entitlement to tax credits, won't have its contract extended beyond May 2017
13 September 2016
Devastating impact of mental health problems on personal finances revealed
A major new study has found over 70% of those with mental health problems believe their condition has hit their finances
13 June 2016
Eligible for carer's credit? You're putting your state pension at risk by not claiming
Up to 200,000 people are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit
27 May 2016
Check NOW if you're eligible for tax credits or risk losing £1,000s under benefits shake-up
More than a million people in England, Scotland and Wales should apply now
19 April 2016
Help to Save scheme to offer £1,200 bonus to low-paid workers
Low-paid workers who put money away in a new savings scheme will be rewarded with a bonus of up to £1,200
14 March 2016
Guest Comment: Check if you're due financial support to help pay energy bills this winter
Simon Hopkins from charity Turn2us explains why it's raising awareness of the support available to help pay for energy
18 November 2015
State pension to rise by at least 2.5% next April
Today's inflation announcement means the basic state pension will rise by at least 2.5% next April
13 October 2015
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