With the Covid-19 (“Coronavirus”) situation developing rapidly 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.
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 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