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What Universal Credit is

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What Universal Credit is – Citizens Advice Universal Credit is being introduced across the UK in stages. It will replace 6 ‘means-tested’ benefits – these are benefits you can get if your income and savings are below a certain level. Whether you should apply for Universal Credit instead of one of these benefits, depends on... Read more »

Access to Basic Banking Survey

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Citizens Advice would like to hear about how you access banking services, such as withdrawing or depositing cash and the impact of bank branch closures on how you access these services. Please fill in the survey by following this link – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/access_to_banking  

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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Please note we will be closed on Monday 1st May 2017 due to Bank Holiday Monday. We will reopen on Tuesday 2nd May 2017 with our normal opening times.

Brexit – how it affects you

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Brexit – how it affects you – Citizens Advice  Last year the UK public voted to leave the EU. The government has now triggered Article 50. This means that the process of leaving the EU has started. Some laws will change in the future – but not immediately. Everything will stay the same until new... Read more »

Legal Aid Help in Cambridgeshire

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The Legal Aid Agency has granted GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates the contract for providing housing and debt advice in the Cambridgeshire area under the Legal Aid Scheme.  The contract will be delivered in partnership with Citizens Advice Peterborough.  We are keen to work with other voluntary organisations in the county and region to ensure... Read more »

Get your finances in order

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With thousands of people seeking money advice every day, we are sharing eight simple steps you can take to review your finances and start planning for the future. Do a simple budget Write down your income and take away your essential bills such as gas and electric, food and transport. If you have money left... Read more »

National Consumer week launch story

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Know your rights before you start your Christmas shopping, Citizens Advice Peterborough urges Citizens Advice Peterborough is reminding residents to go back to retailers if they are sold faulty electrical goods this Christmas. The call comes as part of National Consumer Week (Monday 28th November – Sunday 4 December) which focuses on what people should... Read more »

Big Energy Saving Week 2016

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Big Energy Saving Week is back again this year, and we will be running events throughout October to given energy advice to local residents. We will be at Rainbow Savers giving energy advice and giving out energy saving kits on Tuesday 18th and 25th October and at Serpentine Green, Hampton on Wednesday 26th October. We will... Read more »

SCAMS – BEWARE OF COLD CALLING

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It has recently come to our attention that people have been receiving calls from people saying that they are from Citizens Advice and asking for personal details and in some cases money. Please note that Citizens Advice WILL NEVER COLD CALL and will NEVER ask you for money. If you receive a call which you... Read more »

Brexit – how it affects you

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The UK public has voted to leave the EU. This means it’s likely that some laws will change in the future – but not immediately. Everything will stay the same until new laws are made. If you’re an EU citizen living in the UK, your rights to live, work or get benefits won’t change unless... Read more »