News and Advice

Advice on credit card debt

Over the past year, I have been getting into debt as my wages don’t keep pace with inflation. Every time I reach my credit card limit, the company increases it automatically. At first... View Article

Advice on auto-enrolment pension

  I’ve just started a new job with an auto-enrolment pension. Do I have to join the scheme? I’m worried about meeting my living costs if I do.  Even if retirement is a... View Article

Advice on travel insurance

I’m planning a long holiday and have been struggling to find travel insurance for a reasonable price. I’ve found a good deal from a Facebook advert but my friend thinks it might be... View Article

Can I claim sick pay?

I took 7 days off work for flu and my employer won’t give me sick pay. I work on a flexible shift contract and when I called in sick they just took me... View Article

Grange-over-Sands office

Service at our office in Hampsfell Road, Grange-over-Sands has now closed.  Please contact us on 03444 111444 for any new enquiries, appointments or for telephone advice.   For debt and on-going enquiries, telephone 015394 46464.... View Article

Holiday problems on the rise!

Flights that don’t exist, hotels next to rubbish dumps and cancelled transfers leaving people stranded are just some of the problems making holidays a misery. Too often people don’t get what they have... View Article

Stan’s Long Run

They say it’s always the quiet ones and true to form, our very own volunteer, Stan Stanning, is attempting something quite remarkable in order to raise funds for South Lakes Citizens Advice.  He... View Article

Pension Advice

If you are 50 already, it’s time to get to grips with your pension. The average age of people getting guidance with their pension is 61 despite free support being available for anyone... View Article

Can you claim Carer’s Allowance?

If you are caring for someone with a long-term illness or disability and you have had to reduce or give up work, financial support may be available for you both. What is available... View Article

New premises in Ulverston!

You can now find South Lakes Citizens Advice at their new premises within Ulverston Business Centre on 25 New Market Street, Ulverston LA12 7LR. Telephone number remains the same 015394 46464. We look... View Article