The little known way Universal Credit Families can get help

March 7th, 2019

Universal Credit continues to hit the headlines, highlighting the many issues being faced by working families throughout the UK applying for support under this scheme.

With a change in circumstances incurring a minimum of five weeks wait for benefits to be processed and many recipients coping with reduced payment totals, thousands of families are facing hardship, falling into rent arrears and finding the need to use food banks.

But, occupational charities across the country may have money available to help people in these very circumstances. Read More »

Mike Mirams appointed Chief Executive of The NewstrAid Benevolent Fund

November 8th, 2018

Following the announcement of Alex van Straubenzee’s retirement from his position as Chief Executive Officer of NewstrAid, the trustees are pleased to announce that Mike Mirams has been appointed to the role, with effect from 1st November 2018. Read More »