The following internet links may be helpful if you need more information about redundancy and leaving your job.
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LOOKING FOR WORK
Job Centre Plus: Benefit claims 0800 055 6688
Job Centre Plus: Looking for work 0845 6000 644
MANAGING ON A LOW INCOME
Citizens Advice provides free, confidential, and independent advice from over 3,200 locations.
Advice is available face-to-face, by telephone, and sometimes by e-mail. Most bureaux offer home visits.
Consumer Credit Counselling Service
The CCCS is a registered charity which aims to assist people who are in financial difficulty by providing free, independent, impartial and realistic advice.
The CCCS freephone helpline is open from 0800 BST to 2000 BST Monday to Friday.
Tel: 0800 138 1111
National Debtline is a national telephone helpline for people with debt problems in England, Scotland and Wales. The service is free, confidential and independent.
Helpline: 0808 808 4000