COVID-19 Useful links for Parents
During these difficult times, we are aware many families may find themselves in financial hardship. The Governing Board have compiled some useful links to assist during these testing times - please keep checking back as we will be updating these regularly
We found that Money Saving Expert - Martin Lewis’ website contains a wealth of direct and clear information and advice for individuals and business owners.
Advice and tips on the following:-
- Assistance for employees - (the furlough scheme);
- Assistance for the Self Employed;
- Mortgage payment holidays; - Please scroll to the bottom of this page - Here
- Loan and credit card repayment holidays;
- Help with Council tax and other household bills ;
- Assistance from mobile phone and broadband providers;
- And more………… at the below links
Also, we would recommend visiting the Money Advice Services Coronavirus page at https://www.
Those who rent their home should also be aware that the Government have changed the law so that a Landlord now needs to give 3 months notice to tenants if they intend to seek possession and all ongoing possession proceedings are suspended for a period of 3 months – this is to give renters more security during these difficult times. Further details can be found at- https://www.gov.uk/guidance/
Some Childcare Voucher providers have introduced changes so that for example purchases can be reduced to £1 per month or suspended altogether for up to 12 months and then reactivated when needed.
Some Useful Links Below:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Official guidance on what you need to do.
Full guidance on staying at home and away from others.
Guidance and regulation for businesses.
Support for businesses (directory of all Government measures introduced in response to coronavirus).
Advice for everyone
NHS 111 coronavirus symptoms advice.
Mind - More health and well-being advice from Mind, the mental health charity
Working from home - Not everyone’s experienced at remote working. This Hubspot blog contains some good (and honest) advice.
We hope the above links are useful but if you require specific or further advice we would suggest contacting Citizens Advice – their web site (https://www.citizensadvice.
The Governing Board