Benefits can help you through the toughest period.

Job loss or worsen health - this is not what you might plan for, but when tough times come unexpectedly there are various benefits that might help you and your family. Depending on your circumstances there are benefits available: if you have any dependent children you might be entitled to Child Benefit; if your employer refuses to pay for your Maternity leave you might be entitled to Maternity Allowance;  if you are responsible for paying rent, depending on your income, you might be entitled to Housing benefit and Council tax reduction; if you are in receipt of low income -you might get Tax Credits; if you of the pension age - Pension Credit might be available.