By Simon Sansome UK councils are failing to inform people with disabilities that they are in entitled to a council tax band reduction. Ability Access has established, because of this failing people who are eligible for the band reduction are over paying council tax by almost five hundred million pounds a year. Paying council tax can be a… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS -Councils across the UK over charge wheelchair users billions of pounds in council tax.
By Simon Sansome Paying council tax can be a worrying subject for many people with disabilities, a lot of the time people with disabilities are on a low income. Martin Lewis, of Money Saving Expert has been doing a cracking job of raising awareness for people who have a mental impairment and are free from… Continue reading Councils across the UK fail to inform disabled residents they are entitled to a council tax reduction.
Being a newly disabled person can be a daunting experience, not only is your entire life going to be overhauled, but also you have no instructions and little or no knowledge of what help is available. The current system is complicated and messy, so much so that people with new disabilities are losing out on… Continue reading COUNCILS NEED TO INTRODUCE DISABILITY OFFICERS NOT JUST SOCIAL WORKERS.