Child benefit cut to hit 1 million next Monday
MoneySavingExpert.com explains what the changes, first announced last March, mean for you and what your options are
2 January 2013
Apply for winter fuel payments now to ease energy worries
Some households will be eligible for winter fuel and cold weather payments to help with cutting energy bills
27 November 2012
Are you a child benefit loser? Full Q&A
Over a million families will soon be told they could lose their child benefit entitlement next year, or have it reduced
30 October 2012
Child benefit cut: full Q&A on how it works
The Chancellor partly reversed a cut in child benefit, but there is still plenty of confusion. See our Q&A for help
22 March 2012
Budget 2012: Child benefit cut partially reversed
More families will be entitled to help to bring up kids, though anomalies still exist
21 March 2012
Budget 2012 round-up: Pensioners the big losers
While the over 65s will be worse off, low and middle income earners could gain £220 a year. Other taxes will also rise
21 March 2012
'Rethink' over child benefit changes
Chancellor George Osborne is poised to water down plans to strip higher earners of child benefit, it has been reported
5 March 2012
Chancellor: child benefit cut will go ahead
George Osborne says it is only fair child benefit is removed from higher-rate taxpayers, following speculation of a Government rethink
13 January 2012
80,000 more families to get help with childcare costs
Rules limiting childcare support to parents working a minimum of 16 hours a week are to be scrapped from 2013
7 October 2011
OFT targets copycat websites
The OFT has opened investigations into sites that charge for services that are available for free or for a lower price
14 July 2011
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