Please click the link to read the latest update from Leicester City Council Coronavirus Update 12 January 2021
More than 300% increase in client calls in comparison to previous festive season The days between Christmas and New Year are often rather quiet for Citizens Advice LeicesterShire (CitAL), but the 3 days at the end of 2020 saw a 317% increase in clients compared to the previous year. Far fewer calls and emails are […]
Seven things to check if you’re at risk of redundancy Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has helped 1,092 people with 2,765 employment issues since lockdown. Universal Credit, other benefits and tax credits, employment, housing and debt are the top five issues it has dealt with during the pandemic so far. Richard Evans, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice […]
Citizens Advice LeicesterShire delivering advice in a way that suits you Since the current lockdown started on 23rd March, Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has continued delivering free, independent advice to people who are struggling. Our fully-trained, qualified and experienced advisers have set up workstations in dining-rooms, bedrooms and broom-cupboards, and are busy giving advice on benefits, […]
Lots of information about the impact of coronavirus on Universal Credit claims and the changes that have already taken place.
Keeping Leicester City and County informed about how we are delivering our service.
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Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit in Leicester City, Blaby, Harborough, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire and Oadby & Wigston. Local residents can now get support to make their initial Universal Credit application all the way through […]
19 April 2018: Launch event for Europe Direct project: what can Leicester residents do to prepare for Brexit?
Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is holding a free launch event for our Europe Direct Information Centre on Tuesday 24 April 2018. The event will focus on how communities can help each other to prepare for the changes to EU citizens’ legal rights to live and work in the UK after Brexit, and British citizens’ rights to […]
21 February 2018: Citizens Advice LeicesterShire launches new outreach advice service in Earl Shilton
From 22 February Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is beginning an outreach advice service at Community House in Earl Shilton. Citizens Advice LeicesterShire gives free, confidential and independent advice on a range of everyday issues including: debt, benefits, housing, family issues, discrimination, employment and immigration. The new outreach service will run on the second and fourth Thursday […]