Welcome to Economy.

This section contains a wide range of information including information on dealing with debt, budgeting, thriftier lifestyles, and we are looking to add information about credit unions, local exchange trading schemes and complementary currencies.


If you are able to help please contact us.


Money Facts

Benefit Information

Department for Work and Pensions site - government alphabetical index of all benefits and tax credits, which then takes you to the relevant site (since benefits and credits are handled differently). This is surprisingly helpful, and presumably accurate!
Link to alphabetic index of benefits and credits

The following links are to online benefit calculators - these should ONLY be considered a rough guide to entitlement and you are advised to seek professional assistance to confirm entitlement.

Can help you to decide if you might be entitled to claim benefits
Link to benefit calculator

Community Legal Service - index of benefit advisors and websites
Link to benefit calculator