The inspirational speaker series has been running for over a year now and in that time, speakers have presented on a variety of topics including debt and money, poverty and fuel poverty, universal basic income, and the real living wage.
Advice NI has a briefing in the pipeline relating to the cost of living measures announced by the Chancellor, but as not all of the detail is currently available it may be a few weeks before it is quite at the stage to publish. However, we are conscious that many of you will be getting queries now about payments that are due to start going out in mid-July.
As energy prices continue to soar, inflation rates rise and the cost of living cuts deep into families incomes across NI, (particularly as schools close for the summer) our focus remains on getting help to those who need it.
As part of refugee week Advice NI ran an advice session covering everything you need to know about UK government schemes available to Ukrainian nationals. Both for Ukrainian nationals aiming to arrive to NI and for those already living in NI.
There are currently a number of money and debt adviser roles within our local member’s centres listed below. Don’t worry if you have never given advice before, as you will be provided with a full induction, training package and other development opportunities.
Community Advice Lisburn & Castlereagh wish to recruit a manager to manage and lead Community Advice Lisburn & Castlereagh (previously CAB) an organisation that provides a city-wide service of information, advice, advocacy, and representation to clients across Lisburn & Castlereagh on a wide range of Social Welfare Issues