Money worries can quickly mount up when you’ve lost your job. The good news is there’s lots of support available.
The Money Advice Service (external website) is a great source of independent advice.
- check their 5 steps to take when you lose your job (external site) article, which offers practical advice to get your finances back on track before you secure your next role.
- they also provide expert advice on what steps to take (external site) if you’ve been made redundant.
You can also call them for help on 0800 138 7777 (Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm). Check call costs with your phone provider.
Check whether you’re able to get help from Universal Credit or other benefits – visit the Employment and Benefits Support site (external website) to find out more.