Coronavirus

Coronavirus and housing costs

Something that is going to be hard to cover if you’ve got a sudden drop in income and don’t have access to savings is your mortgage or rent payments. If you have a mortgage You had until 31...

Coronavirus, travel insurance and holiday cancellations

Coronavirus has probably changed the way you think about holidays. Whether it’s UK or abroad, one of your concerns is going to be how safe your money is when you book and what you can do if your...

Coronavirus scams

Fraudsters are using the coronavirus outbreak to scam people out of money. This has included people attempting to buy protective face masks from fraudulent sellers and coronavirus-themed phishing...

A guide to coronavirus mortgage payment holidays

You had until 31 March 2021 to apply for a coronavirus mortgage payment holiday. You might still be able to apply for a mortgage payment holiday, but these are different to what was available before...

Coronavirus – Help with rent arrears and problems with paying your rent

If you cannot pay your rent, don’t ignore the problem. Talk to your landlord as soon as possible. Whether the problem is caused by a change of circumstances, a budgeting difficulty, or a cut in...

Coronavirus and your money

The coronavirus outbreak has been an incredibly stressful period, because although this is a health-based emergency, it’s also a financial-based emergency too. Things you can do right now The...

Coronavirus if you’re an employee

The Job Retention Scheme, also known as furlough, ended on 30 September 2021. This guide looks at what support is still available to you once furlough has ended, what benefits you can claim and what...

Help and support for self-employed during and after Coronavirus

The self-employment income support scheme ended on 30 September 2021, but there are still some schemes open which might be able to help you if your income has been affected.  There’s also...