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Further help if you’re worried about coronavirus and your money

This is an unprecedented time and we know that this virus is impacting people's lives in all kinds of ways. Here are some of the places you can go for further support on getting through this difficult and uncertain time.

The Money Advice Service
For free impartial information and tools on how to deal with your money, the Money Advice Service has set up a hub dedicated to managing the impact of the virus.

HMRC
HMRC has a set up a phone helpline to support businesses and self-employed people concerned about not being able to pay their tax due to coronavirus.  The helpline allows any business or self-employed individual who is concerned about paying their tax due to coronavirus to get practical help and advice.

For those who are unable to pay due to coronavirus, HMRC will discuss your specific circumstances to review your options. The helpline number is 0800 0159 559 or visit their website here

Step Change
You can also contact a specialist free debt advice charity, particularly if you have other creditors. Step Change offer confidential advice and practical help and you can contact them on 0800 138 1111 or visit their website at www.stepchange.org.

Financial help for freelance and contract workers
The government website is the best place for information on universal credit and statutory sick pay.

NHS Live Well

For advice and support on dealing with illness and staying healthy, visit the NHS Live Well website.

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