During the Coronavirus crisis we are providing FREE and INDEPENDENT advice by email and phone. For people in Waverley who do not have access to telephone or email, we are offering our Video Advice Service at our Farnham, Cranleigh, Godalming and Haslemere offices contact details Our friendly Advisers give you the practical knowledge and confidence […]
During the coronavirus pandemic many people have been made redundant, others have been furloughed to protect their jobs and many have had to claim benefits. The government, regulators and firms have acted to protect people from the financial impact of coronavirus by pausing large parts of the economy. Across the housing sector, local authorities and […]
Citizens Advice Waverley (CAW) is a local independent charity providing free, impartial and confidential advice to people across the borough of Waverley and more widely. It runs advice offices in Godalming, Cranleigh, Farnham and Haslemere. Further details of our work are available on our website: http://www.waverleycab.org.uk We anticipate increasing our paid staff in various project […]
We are living in very difficult times and most of us are experiencing some uncertainty in our lives. As I write this article, I know that many things will have changed again by the time it is published. Tomas’ Story For Tomas* (a Portuguese nurse) and his wife Maria**(a Spanish carer in a residential care […]
The coronavirus crisis has impacted everyone and for many there have been sudden, unexpected implications. At the time of writing this article our trained advisers are working from home and are still available to give free advice, whoever you are and whatever your problem. You can contact us by phone or by e-mail. Your local […]
We are living in extraordinary times and the coronavirus pandemic has affected each and every one of us … Lockdown works better for some than others, but the essential message is the same for everyone – staying at home is best. Stay home, stay safe. But what if home doesn’t feel safe? Sandra moved in […]
We are very pleased to announce that funding has been received to continue with the Help To Claim telephone service. If you need help with your Universal Credit claim, please call the free national telephone number 0800 144 8444.
We’re looking for new volunteers to join our friendly team of Advisers at any of our 4 offices in Cranleigh, Godalming, Haslemere and Farnham. We will be interviewing for new joiners and training will start in the Autumn 2020. If you’re interested, please contact us via our registration form. Thank you.
According to the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS, https://www.acas.org.uk/), a zero-hours contract is a type of contract between an employer and a worker where: your employer does not have to give you any minimum working hours; and you do not have to take any work offered. Workers on zero hours contracts can sometimes find […]
Are you, or someone you look after, having difficulty paying energy bills? If you are, Citizens Advice may be able to help with advice about your energy issues. Anyone can ask for help, but we would particularly like to speak to you if you fall into the following groups: Those who are: Spending more than […]