Although financial difficulties can occur at any point thoughout our lives, the current situation has made finances even more difficult for many people. Some staff may have family members who have lost their jobs or are having to manage on a reduced income. This can add to the stress and anxiety of an already difficult time. Below are some sources of information and support for financial worries during this time.
- The National Debtline has created a factsheet to help people understand what help is available, including the help available to anybody with bills or debts that they cannot afford to pay because of the outbreak.
- Citizens Advice has published useful advice on managing the potential disruption to your day-to-day finances.
- Money Saving Expert have also produced a guide about your finances in light on the outbreak.
Debt and Budgeting advice is available through our Staff Wellbeing Confidential Support service:
Dealing with debt can be stressful and can be a cause of worry, meaning you may find it difficult to concentrate on work or other responsibilities. Angel Advance provides 24/7 online debt advice to get you back on track and make your finances more manageable.
If you think you have a problem with debt – you’ve been struggling to meet repayments to your debts, missing bill payments or using a credit card to buy day-to-day essentials – you should consider getting debt advice.
Angel Advance’s digital debt tool offers you comprehensive debt advice with a detailed recommendation about how you can deal with your debts, a full illustration of your situation, and even the opportunity to apply for a debt solution online, should you need one.
There are no searches carried out when you get debt advice, so you don’t have to worry about marks on your credit file for making an enquiry.
The information you enter will only be seen by our partner, Angel Advance. No information will be passed to them; you will be transferred to their site and your enquiry will be subject to their terms and conditions.
Your employer won’t be able to access the information you provide to Angel Advance and won’t be able to see that you’ve asked for debt advice.