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Guides and factsheets aimed at keeping you informed on information surrounding money matters. Guides are short and easy to digest giving a comprehensive overview of a subject. Factsheets are longer and more detailed for those who want more information.

Information guides

Attendance Allowance (PDF 617 KB)

Avoiding scams (PDF 495 KB)

Carer's Allowance (PDF 245 KB)

Council Tax Support (PDF 260 KB)

Dealing with debt (PDF 774 KB)

Equity release (PDF 685 KB)

How to be an executor (PDF 608 KB)

More money in your pocket: a guide to claiming benefits for people over pension age (PDF 2 MB)

Pension Credit (PDF 637 KB)

Powers of attorney (PDF 808 KB)

Protecting yourself (PDF 377 KB)

Save energy, pay less (PDF 750 KB)

State Pension (PDf 149 KB)

When someone dies (PDF 538 KB)

Wills and estate planning (PDF 907 KB)


Arranging for someone to make decisions on your behalf (PDF 874 KB)

Attendance Allowance (PDF 182 KB)

Benefits for people under Pension Credit age (PDF 167 KB)

Carer's Allowance (PDF 152 KB)

Challenging welfare benefit decisions (PDF 238 KB)

Council Tax (PDF 163 KB)

Dealing with an estate (PDF 198 KB)

Dealing with debt (PDF 678 KB)

Equity release (PDF 204 KB)

Getting legal advice (PDF 318 KB)

Help with health costs (PDF 165 KB)

Help with heating costs (PDF 205 KB)

Housing Benefit (PDF 232 KB)

Income Tax (PDF 212 KB)

Making a will (PDF 178 KB)

Pension Credit (PDF 273 KB)

Pension Freedom and benefits (PDF KB)

Personal budgets and direct payments in adult social care (PDF 441 KB)

Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance (PDF 605 KB)

Planning for a funeral (PDF 268 KB)

Planning your retirement: money and tax (PDF 276 KB)

Safeguarding older people from abuse (PDF 271 KB)

State Pension (PDF 243 KB)

Switching energy supplier (PDF 123 KB)

The Social Fund, Advances of Benefit and Local Welfare Provision (PDF 161 KB)

Water advice (PDF 154 KB)

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Further information


Our Information guides are short and easy to digest, giving a comprehensive overview of the relevant topic. Factsheets are longer with more detail, and are aimed at professionals.

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