Wednesday, 18 November 2015

ARMED FORCES CHILDCARE VOUCHER SCHEME


Childcare vouchers are a government initiative designed to help working parents pay for childcare. You can convert part of your salary into vouchers saving the tax and National Insurance you would normally pay on that amount.

For further information call the Freephone helpline on 0800 066 5075, e-mail AFCVS.motivation.uk@sodexo.com or visit the website

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

ARMED SERVICES ADVICE PROJECT - ASAP

The Armed Services Advice Project is part of the Scottish Citizens Advice Bureau service.

They can assist with

Benefits - entitlements, support with applications, appeals

Housing - whether you rent, own or are homeless

Work-related problems - terms & conditions, dismissal, sickness absence, unfair dismissal, intimidation and redundancy

Relationships - issues leading to separation, children, bereavement and other family matters

Consumer issues

Debt & Money Advice

Service related matters


Lines are open from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday.

E-mail ASAP@citizensadvicedirect.org.uk

Further information is available from http://www.cas.org.uk/ and http://www.adviceasap.org.uk/

Monday, 9 November 2015

TICKETS FOR TROOPS

You are eligible to apply for tickets through Tickets for Troops if you are a serving member of HM Armed Forces, or have been medically discharged from the Forces since the commencement of military action in Afghanistan in 2001.
Serving members include both Regulars and Reserves.  Serving members must have a valid MoD 90 (Service ID Card) and Service ID number to register and use the tickets available on this site. Those who have been medically discharged must enter the Service ID Number issued to them whilst serving in the HM Forces.

Further information on registering and tickets for events is available at the link below:



Tuesday, 3 November 2015

JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE

Spouses and older children of forces personnel are now able to claim income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) as soon as they return to the UK, instead of them having to wait for three months.

Further information is available  here