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A Handbook for Litigants in Person

A guide to appearing in civil cases without legal representation has been produced and published by the judiciary and is available for download

Helping consumers be more energy savvy

Citizens Advice has been working on the Energy Best Deal public awareness campaign with support from the energy regulator Ofgem and major energy companies since 2008. Based on evaluations of other financial capability programmes, which show that frontline workers use information to help an average of 15 clients in the year following training, Citizens Advice expects that by spring 2015, Energy Best Deal will have improved the confidence of over 350,000 domestic energy customers across England, Wales and Scotland to shop around, reduce their bills and get help if they are falling behind.

Age UK

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. The over-60s is the fastest-growing group in society and there are more of us than ever before. Ageing is not an illness, but it can be challenging. At Age UK we provide services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people. We stand up and speak for all those who have reached later life, and also protect the long-term interests of future generations.

Advice Now - Benefits

Welfare benefits are complicated, and benefit claims can be very tricky. It can seem like every few months something new goes wrong with one or other of your benefits. Here we offer our information top picks, sourced from the best providers to help you work out which benefits or tax credits you could claim, and to help you deal with thorny benefit issues if they arise.


Information about benefits and grants. Very useful Grants Search. Online benefit checker. Links to agencies dealing with specific client groups [eg Armed Forces, Looking for work, Young people, migrants, Carers