Energy Advice

Energy firms are putting in place new measures to help prepayment customers unable to top up during the pandemic, including posting cards loaded with emergency credit to those who are self-isolating. Regulator Ofgem has written to all suppliers...

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FAQs

Advice for Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for businesses and organisations on how to recognise, contain and report incidents of coronavirus (Early Outbreak Management Action Cards) Do you own a food business and are you thinking about...

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Advice if you’re anxious

Social isolation, reduction in physical activity, unpredictability and changes in routine can all contribute to increasing stress. Many people including those without existing mental health needs may feel anxious about this impact including...

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Travel advice

There are some countries and areas where there’s a higher chance of coming into contact with someone with coronavirus. If you’re planning to travel abroad and are concerned about coronavirus, see advice for travellers on GOV.UK.

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Benefits and Money

Zero hours contract / Self Employed If you’re on a zero hours contract, you can get statutory sick pay if you’re earning over £118/week. I am on a zero hours contract and have been laid off, what do I do?    You may be eligible for...

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Health Advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) We all have our part to play to mitigate the effects of coronavirus. What is coronavirus and should I be concerned? Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing...

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Volunteering in Hyndburn

Volunteering opportunities in Hyndburn: Aawaz The Voice of Asian Women Across the Nation All volunteers are offered a full induction and regular supervision and support to assist them in carrying out their work. The charity has in place a self...

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Coronavirus

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Council Tax

Council Tax is a national system of paying a tax towards local services.  It was introduced in 1993 and is collected in Hyndburn by us as a billing authority. We collect Council Tax on behalf of Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Fire and...

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Council Tax – Landlord Connect

From 1st April 2020, all Landlord correspondence for Housing Benefits will be sent via a CONNECT  account and a notification will be sent by email. Moving to faster, more economic and greener communications helps everyone: landlords are notified...

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