Put a freeze on bailiff visits and wheel-clamping  during the corona virus outbreak Bailiffs and wheel-clampers pose a risk to public health

  Nucleus is warning that a freeze needs to be put on debt and parking enforcement during the corona virus outbreak. Amid concerns about increasing numbers of people going into debt, reckless enforcement poses both the threat of accidental transmission and disruption by clamping the vehicles of NHS workers and emergency staff. A moratorium needs […]

Hotels and B & Bs expelling the homeless could face legal action

Injunctions may provide one remedy – and compensation may be another Travelodge and other hotels and provides of bed-and-breakfast who close their doors and evict homeless occupiers could be opening themselves up to legal claims. A report published by The Guardian on-line on 25 March 2020 ‘Homeless Travelodge Residents turned out on the Street’ states […]


Ealing Council Staff have confirmed that will continue to help people who are at risk of homelessness, as the law requires.  Click here to go to their site. However, in the interests of customer and staff safety, the service will now be by telephone. People who already have a homelessness application should e-mail or call […]

New rules for benefits : following Covid 19 breakout

Child poverty action have just released  info on benefit changes to help claimants For people already claiming support Special arrangements will be in place for people in receipt of benefits who cannot attend reassessments or jobcentre appointments because they are required to stay at home or are infected by coronavirus. The arrangements are: disabled and […]

Temporary closure of Drop ins from 18th March 2020

To protect the safety of our clients and staff we have taken  the decision to stop face to face advice  appointments and drop in for the next few weeks. You can ring us  for advice as usual and we will try and help with the usual problems. Stay safe … and share any good fortune […]