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CMA issues guidance to childcare providers

The Competition & Markets Authority has issued an open letter and detailed guidance to childcare providers regarding unfair practices during the coronavirus pandemic.  The guidance highlights a number of areas where some childcare providers have not acted in accordance with consumer rights legislation and urges the sector to review the agreements they have with their […]

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Universal Credit driving financial insecurity, report claims

A recently published report has exposed the financial insecurity being driven by the Universal Credit system.  Falling Behind: The impact of Universal Credit on rent arrears for council tenants in London illustrates serious flaws in the system which lead to rising levels of debt amongst claimants coupled with an inability pay these debts down in […]

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Cheshire Works 4 U FREE Digital Jobs Fair

Cheshire Works 4 U Event – Thursday 16th July 2020 @ 10:00am Cheshire Works 4 U is a FREE Digital Job Fair Event. Sign up and register now for a free online event which will help you take the next step in your career. Featuring multiple employers and job vacancies! learnliveuk.com/cheshire-works-4-u-event You will need to […]

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United Utilities Support for People Affected by COVID-19

United Utilities are extending support to people affected by COVID-19 who are having trouble paying their water bills. The following information has been provided by United Utilities themselves: New scheme launched for people struggling to pay their water bill due to COVID-19 United Utilities has amended an existing scheme to appeal to more customers who […]

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The Return of Universal Credit Conditionality

Back in March 2020, Regulations were made which suspended the requirements Universal Credit and Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants to be available for and look for work. As of 1 July 2020, this suspension has been lifted, meaning that the work search and availability requirements apply again. What is conditionality? When you claim these benefits, you must […]

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Helpful Audioguides from USwitch

In these difficult times, it’s important to have the right information about what help and support is available. That’s why USwitch have created various audioguides to explain how the companies that provide services to us are supporting us during the Coronavirus outbreak. The guides can be accessed from these links: Support from your energy suppliers […]

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Coping Financially During the Coronavirus Lockdown

The outbreak of coronavirus in the UK has had a widespread impact on people’s finances. Many have seen a reduction in their income, so it is more important than ever to consider ways of saving money. With this in mind, our Money Advice Officer has brought together information and ideas to help you get through […]

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No one should lose their home because of coronavirus.

Warrington Housing Association supports the National Housing Federation’s recent comment that no-one should lose their home because of coronavirus and we will work closely with our customers and the NHF to make sure that does not happen. While the coronavirus pandemic will affect us all, the hardest hit as the UK prepares for tighter measures […]

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The importance of having contents insurance and how to compare prices

Steven Higham, money advice officer at Warrington Housing Association, was shocked to hear how many tenants do not have content insurance to cover their treasured possession. Here he talks about how to get the best deal. “It’s surprising how many of our residents don’t have cover. Do you have home contents insurance? If you don’t, […]

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Black Friday Do’s and Don’ts

Picture the scene; It’s black Friday, your eyes are drooping, your stomach is growling, your children are screaming. Slumped at the end of a snaking queue, the tills are a dot at the other end of the shop. Your anxiety levels are climbing faster than your credit card bill. Worst of all, the thing you […]

Testimonials

“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

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Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR

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