Contacts.

general

AdviceGuide

[www.adviceguide.org.uk]
Online advice from the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Citizens Advice Bureau

[www.citizensadvice.org.uk]
Can advise on all aspects of personal finance.
Find your local branch on their website.

The Site

[www.thesite.org.uk]
Popular online guide to life for young adults.

starting work

Inland Revenue

[www.hmrc.gov.uk]
Information on child benefit and tax credits.

National Insurance Registration Helpline

For information about your National Insurance number.
Tel: 0845 9157006.

banks, building societies and plastic cards

Citizens Advice Bureau

(See 'General')

budgeting and managing your money

Citizens Advice Bureau

(See 'General')

Inland Revenue

[www.hmrc.gov.uk]
Information on child benefit and tax credits.

National Debtline

Freephone 0808 808 4000.

claiming state benefits

Child Benefit Office

For information on Child Benefit:
Tel: 0845 302 1444 (or 028 9054 9000 in Northern Ireland);

For advice about the Child Tax Credit phone 0845 300 3900 (or 0845 603 2000 in Northern Ireland).

Citizens Advice Bureau

(See 'General')

Department for Work and Pensions

Information on all benefits in this section.

Inland Revenue

[www.hmrc.gov.uk]
Information on child benefit and tax credits.

New Deal

[www.newdeal.gov.uk]
Hotline: 0845 606 2626

Welfare Rights Units

Contact your local authority for details of their Welfare Rights Unit (find your local authority here).

buying and selling

Citizens Advice Bureau

(See 'General')

Office of Fair Trading

[www.oft.gov.uk]
Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8JX
Tel: 020 7242 2858

Trading Standards

[www.tradingstandards.gov.uk]
The website has useful information and will help you find where your local trading standards office is.

Trust UK

[www.trustuk.org.uk]

Which? Web Trader

[www.which.net]

This page was updated on 13 June, 2006

 

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