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Council releases £3m of extra funds for cost of living crisis

Croydon Council, the local authority that just a few weeks ago put up its council rents by 4.1per cent and took away Council Tax Support from 20,000 of the borough’s poorest households, has today announced that it is to hand … Continue reading

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Cost of living crisis – how to claim what you’re entitled to

With spiralling energy bills and prices for everyday products going up at their fastest rate for 40 years, finances are stretched for many households. Here, RONI MARSH, the money advice team leader at South West London Law Centres, explains the … Continue reading

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Analysts predict London rent costs to soar more than £1,000

As official government figures show the inflation rate hitting a 40-year high of 9per cent, analysis of the homes rental sector forecast costs there will climb by as much as £1,500 in the next year. In just 12 months, the … Continue reading

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Sly stealth tax rises are ‘economically idiotic’ as inflation soars

A cascade of misery is being unleashed on households as the cost of living crisis begins to bite. By ANDREW FISHER Happy New (financial) Year. Here’s to a 2022-2023 of tax rises, eye-watering energy bills and soaring inflation. Inflation is … Continue reading

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6,000 households in north Croydon living in fuel poverty

More than 11 per cent of households in the north of Croydon don’t have enough money to heat their homes this winter, according to the government’s own statistics. Figures released by the Department for Energy show there are 5,798 households in … Continue reading

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