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It is vital to prioritise your debt repayments!

People are placing themselves at greater risk of losing their home, visits from bailiffs and even prison by paying off consumer credit debts before other priority debts, warns Citizens Advice. New evidence from the charity reveals 28% of people would prioritise consumer credit debts - such as credit card bills, personal loans or overdraft repayments - ahead of household bills, like rent, mortgage...
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Making savings and using a Debt Relief Order to balance the budget

Citizens Advice Cornwall works with thousands of people every year  – providing free and confidential advice for the challenges you face, whoever you are. Our case studies illustrate both the range of information and advice that we provide our clients with, and our range of partners:   Citizens Advice Cornwall case study - Eva
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Citizens Advice welcomes review of police handling of domestic abuse

The Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that police forces across the UK will be reviewed over their handling of domestic abuse cases. Citizens Advice has said that the investigation will bring welcome scrutiny and should look into whether victims are taken seriously and supported when they report any kind of domestic abuse, including physical violence or having their money or day to day live...
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Case study: I couldn’t believe the difference that my Citizens Advice / Macmillan Adviser made!

Citizens Advice Cornwall works with thousands of people every year  – providing free and confidential advice for the challenges you face, whoever you are. Our case studies illustrate both the range of information and advice that we provide our clients with, and our range of partners:   Citizens Advice Cornwall case study - Frank
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Advice if you have been affected by pregnancy and maternity discrimination

If someone treats you unfairly because you’re pregnant, breastfeeding or because you’ve recently given birth, you may have been discriminated against. Between April 2015 and March 2016 Citizens  Advice saw a 25% rise in people reporting pregnancy and maternity discrimination. Evidence from Citizens Advice reveals pregnant women and new mums have had their working hours cut, been put onto zero-h...
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Help with filling out your Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim form

Are you looking for help with filling in your Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim form?  Our online advice and guidance should be able to help. This includes: advice on each of the questions, what the questions mean, what to write about in your answers, and sample answers that help explain how your condition affects you. In the past 12 months almost 125,000 people have sought help with th...
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Case study: The importance of checking that your benefits are up to date

Citizens Advice Cornwall works with thousands of people every year  – providing free and confidential advice for the challenges you face, whoever you are. Our case studies illustrate both the range of information and advice that we provide our clients with, and our range of partners:   Citizens Advice Cornwall case study - Desmond
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Looking for help completing your ESA form?

The ESA50 form is your chance to tell the DWP how your illness or disability affects your ability to work. You’re being asked to show why Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is the right benefit for you. Citizens Advice has new guidance to help you fill in all the questions on the form. This includes answering the tick box questions. Check out the advice here . . .  
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Case study: It’s always important to check your benefits!

Citizens Advice Cornwall works with thousands of people every year  - providing free and confidential advice for the challenges you face, whoever you are. Our case studies illustrate both the range of information and advice that we provide our clients with, and our range of partners:   Citizens Advice Cornwall case study Abigail
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Looking for help with your Personal Independence Payment form?

Are you looking for help with filling in your Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim form? The advice and guidance on our website should be able to help. This includes: advice on each of the questions what the questions mean what to write about in your answers sample answers help explaining how your condition affects you Check out all the online advice here . . . 
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