Charity support during Covid19

In addition to the wealth of support rolled out for businesses and charities under the Chancellor's business support scheme (which can be found at the Chancellor announced yesterday that more would be done to help chariti

Claiming Tax relief for working from home

Many of you are working from home at the moment due to the Covid19 outbreak and this does come with additional costs.  While many employers are putting forward expense claims for workers who are having to stay home and work to help cover increased electricity and heating, not all are offering thi

Schools and Easter Holidays

The Government has announced a package of support including additional funding and resources to help schools deal with the challenges posed by coronavirus.

More info on Furlough

I am receiving a lot of correspondence on furlough so I wanted to explain a little more about it and how it may help you.

Free home-based suicide awareness course

The Covid19 outbreak has taken a toll on everybody's mental health, be it through stress due to work changes, different bills or having to be away from family, to anxiety around catching the virus or your friends and family being exposed.  The NHS is running a scheme to fully support anybody who

Carers wanted across Staffordshire

Thousands of vulnerable residents in Staffordshire rely on personal care in their homes and this demand will increase as the Covid19 pandemic continues across the country.

Free Hospital Parking for NHS Staff

The Government is providing free car parking for our NHS and social care workers.  These workers will be able to park in on-street parking bays and council owned car parks without having to worry about cost or time restrictions.

Supporting those most vulnerable to Covid19

The Government will be rolling out additional support to those most vulnerable to Covid19.  While most should have been contacted by their health centre... If you have any of the following:

MOT exemption for 6 months

A number of you have written to me with concerns about getting your vehicle MOT sorted.  While I can confirm that garages are on the essential list and so can remain open, the Department for Transport has granted a six month exemption for all cars test from 30 March.