There are currently 96 active factsheets/guides
How to be an executor - Information Guide
This guide provides a clear checklist of an executor’s duties, including how to register the death, sort out Inheritance Tax and deal with different assets.
Dealing with debt - Factsheet
This factsheet aims to help you understand how to recognise and deal with debt problems, as well as where to seek assistance with debt.
Included is information about:
the stages of debt advice
how to seek assistance
organisations that can help
Safeguarding older people from abuse and neglect - Factsheet
This factsheet explains the law on safeguarding adults to help you decide what to do if you think an older person is being abused or neglected, or may be at risk of abuse or neglect. Whether you know the
person through your role as a professional, a care
Equality, discrimination and the Public Sector Equality Duty - Factsheet
The Equality Act 2010 came into force on 1 October 2010 and combines almost all UK previous anti-discrimination laws in one single law.
One of its most important aims is to consolidate and update the Public Sector Equality Duty - a duty for public bodies
Getting the best energy deal - Factsheet
This factsheet looks at how you can get the best deal on your energy by switching tariff or supplier. This can help you to save money, or keep your home warmer without spending more.
Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a non means-tested benefit for people aged 16 to 64 who have a disability.
The factsheet also gives information about Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Attendance Allowance - Information Guide
Attendance Allowance is a benefit for those aged 65 years and over who need extra money to help with care needs or for help with personal care.
Bereavement - Information Guide
If you or someone close has suffered a bereavement, this guide offers practical and emotional support after a death.
Wills and estate planning - Information Guide
Find out how to make a will, what issues to consider, and when to get professional advice.
Powers of attorney - Information Guide
There may come a time when we need someone to make decisions on our behalf. Find out more about your options, different types of power of attorney and how they work.
Staying Safe - Information Guide
This guide provides practical steps that you can take to feel safer, both at home and when you are out.
Staying steady - Information Guide
Whether you’re fit and active, have mobility problems, or worry about falling, this guide offers practical tips on how to improve your strength, balance and mobility.
When someone dies - Information Guide
There are many things to do when someone dies, often at a time of great personal distress when we feel least able to manage.
Staying Safe - Information Guide
The guide details how you can spot online scams, so you can feel safe & confident when logging on.
Park homes - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about the law relating to park homes (also called mobile homes or caravans).
It is aimed at park homeowners who are entitled to use their home as a permanent residence, not people staying or living holiday caravans.
Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills - Factsheet
There are things you can do to make sure others know how you would like to be cared for and which medical treatment(s) you would want to refuse, if you are ever unable to make or communicate those decisions yourself.
Preparing an advance statement
Universal Credit - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about Universal Credit, a means-tested benefit for people under State Pension age. It gives information about Universal Credit, how it affects people claiming other benefits and how to claim it.
Looking after your money - Information Guide
This guide is about how to protect your finances as far as possible and what to do if things do go wrong.