Understanding State Benefit Claims can be difficult, particularly if you are new to the UK benefits system - we can advise and support your applications to ensure you’re not missing out.
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If you find yourself in a situation where your financial circumstances change due to:
You may be eligible for state benefits from the Department for Work and Pensions. You may also be eligible for additional support via your local council. Benefits are available which are both means tested and non-means-tested.
Whatever your situation we are here to advise and support with state benefit applications and to ensure you are claiming everything you are entitled to.
We can help by offering:
We recognise that finding yourself in a situation where you may need to claim benefits can often be difficult to talk about. Our support officers can provide a listening non-judgemental ear about anything benefit-related and are here to support you. If you would like to talk to a member of our team then click here to contact us.
We support the wellbeing of past and present ICAEW members, ACA students, ICAEW staff members, and their spouses, partners and children up to the age of 25. If you believe you may be entitled to receive benefit support, but are not sure about eligibility we can help. Contact our team of advisors, to discuss further.
The information in this article is designed to provide general advice only. The list of benefits is not exhaustive. Every effort has been made to make sure that the information is correct. However, as the benefits system is complicated and legislation can change, we recommend you seek expert advice in relation to your personal situation.
We support past and present members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), ACA students, ICAEW staff members, and the family and carers of members and students.
You can find out more about our available support both in the UK and around the world on our support we offer page.
If you need financial support, we carry out a means test where we consider income, expenditure, capital and assets.
*Please note none of our other services are means-tested.