Benefits advice session this Friday

A word from Annie, who runs The Big Red Bus Club for under-fives….

The government is changing the way welfare benefits are calculated and paid including:

– Working tax credit
– ‘Bedroom tax’ (housing benefit and council tax)
– Statutory maternity pay
– Child benefit and Child tax credit
– Crisis loans
– The Health In Pregnancy grant
– Disability benefits
– ‘Granny tax’ – freeze to age related payments

And much more. Come and find out more this Friday — with toys, teas, coffees and 1-2-1 sessions tailored to you.

The Big Red Bus Club was founded by local mums in the wake of council cutbacks in 2011. If you’re a local parent and worried about benefit changes, here’s where to find it…