Let’s Make A Racket
This month brings in the month of tennis, Wimbledon is upon us and Roger Federer is once again the favorite to win the tournament. Who do you think will win?
This month features a Tennis Quiz, test you knowledge on one of the UK’s favorite sports!
Our ‘Money Matters’ feature this month touches on debt if you are affected by debt there are people who can help, free debt advice is widely available and one of things Debt Consultancy Service C.I.C offer, feel free to get in touch if you would like some free advice. We can be contacted by phone or online chat.
Have you seen HMRC have increased their spending on external debt collectors by more than 500% in the last three years, which suggests they are really stepping up the pressure on people who cannot pay their tax bills and for those who have been overpaid tax credits.
The figure rose to £39.1m in 2017 which was 62% higher than the spend in 2016 it was only £6.2m in 2014.
this is a scary figure as tax credits are benefits received by some of the UK’s lowest income families, is increasing the collectors best practice?
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What Have We Been Up To?
We have been baking again, in the office, for ‘cupcake day’ we managed to raise an amazing amount of £70.00 for the Alzheimer’s Society! Find out more about their great work here: www.cupcakeday.alzheimers.org.uk