With the Covid-19 situation developing day-by-day, it can be hard to cut through all the noise and opinion out there to find reliable, thoughtful and perhaps most importantly, impartial guidance. Below are links to some of the places we think are offering helpful information and we will continue to monitor and update this. As always, we’d encourage everyone to do as much of their own research and checks as possible before making any important decisions or changes.
ACO – Information on grant-giving charities which can help those struggling financially.
FCA – Commentary on the situation, calls for action, and guidance for firms and consumers. Also dedicated area for guidance on avoiding scams.
Government – Comprehensive guidance on mental health and wellbeing.
HM Government Business Support – Business support measures page.
Money Advice Service (Money and Pensions Service) – Guides for you and your money in English and Welsh. Also, their debt advice locator.
Money Saving Expert – Wide range of guidance on multiple topical financial help and rights subjects.
NCVO – Guidance and resources specifically to support charities, voluntary organisations and volunteers.
Pensions Advisory Service – Guidance on the effect of Covid-19 on pensions and investments.
Turn2Us – Benefits information and benefits calculator.
Which – Compiled supermarkets latest information, store policies, opening times, item limits etc.
Consumer Council – Specific information for Northern Ireland.