The humanitarian element of the crisis in Ukraine has led to the displacement of millions of citizens who are seeking safety for themselves and their families. More than 5 million people have fled Ukraine according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, approximately 12,000 arrived in the UK by 08 April 2022. There is immediate […]
Is your relationship healthy? No relationship is perfect all of the time but there are signs you can spot that may indicate whether your relationship is healthy or unhealthy. Why does it matter? It’s important because healthy relationships are good for our wellbeing and make us feel supported and respected. In unhealthy relationships, your partner […]
Luca Difato, Operational Team Support Administrator and Communications Assistant. 24th February 2022. I began my role at Citizens Advice Reigate and Banstead (CARB) in September 2021 through the Kickstart scheme which offers six-month work contracts for Universal Credit claimants aged between 16 and 24. After graduating from university just 2 months prior, I was eager […]
The energy price cap is the maximum amount suppliers can charge customers in the UK per kWh of electricity and gas used every year. This does not limit the total bill costs, and only applies to customers on a standard variable tariff or default tariff. Consequently, while it prevents customers from paying too much on […]
Marcela Saavedra Keech, Operational Team Support Administrator and Communications Assistant. 9th February.
In 2020/21, 822,000 (Source: The Health and Safety Executive and Anxiety UK,2021) workers suffered from work-related stress, anxiety or depression. According to Anxiety UK, this may account for 50% of all work-related ill health cases. Work-related pressures are defined as the ‘harmful reaction people have to undue demands placed on them at work’ (Source: The […]
Our advice column for February 2022 looks at how to tell your employer you’re moving on and everything you need to know about notice periods. Monthly Advice Column: February 2022 I’ve just been offered a new job and now I need to tell my current employer. The new company wants me to start as soon […]
At Citizens Advice Reigate and Banstead we are supporting families that are facing difficult choices as the cost of living rises. The government must act now with targeted help to alleviate some of the further financial uncertainty that is expected.
Struggling to stay independent at home? Find the support you and your loved ones need.
Family Centres in Reigate and Banstead Family Centres offer one-to-one family support to meet the needs of local families and children. By using a model of individual packages of care, these centres provide specialist support for vulnerable families wherever that best suits them – whether that is at home, in local community venues or at […]