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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Council Tax Support

Hyndburn’s Council Tax Support Scheme Council Tax Benefit was abolished in April 2013 and replaced with a local scheme known as Council Tax Support. Council Tax Support is similar to the old Council Tax Benefit scheme, however the main...

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Emergency Planning

The Civil Contingencies Bill was introduced to Parliament on 7 January 2004. Its development was informed from the start by close consultation with key stakeholders in what was an open and inclusive policy-making process. The Civil Contingencies...

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Polling station review 2019

Hyndburn Borough Council is launching a review of polling stations across the borough to make sure they meet the needs of residents. The review, which begins on 12 August, will also look at the polling districts – how the borough is split into...

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