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Welcome to the June 2012 issue of our monthly e-bulletin for
intermediaries. Read on to find out more about our partnership
with Save the Children; our associate trainers; the latest Ask an
Expert session; our campaigns; and the work of the Low Incomes Tax
Reform Group (LITRG).
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Save the Children have extended their partnership with Turn2us
to deliver the Eat, Sleep, Learn, Play! helpline to December
2013. Eat, Sleep, Learn, Play! is a grant programme
designed to support children and families in the most desperate
financial need. By running the helpline, Turn2us has
enabled Save the Children to award 1,375 grants since
Discover more about our partnership
with Save the Children
We are delighted to announce that Turn2us has been shortlisted
for the Nominet Internet Awards in the 'Charitable or
not-for-profit work online' category.
Find out more about the Nominet
Our team of associate trainers play a vital role in our
work. By training front-line workers and volunteers,
they help us assist more people in financial need, using the
Turn2us tools and resources. We are currently recruiting more
associate trainers in Scotland, Somerset and Bristol.
Find out about Turn2us Associate
This month's Ask an Expert session
focuses on Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). You can submit
your questions between 20-27 June. Answers to a selection of
those received will be published on the Turn2us website in the
second week of July.
Find out more about Ask an
Around 5.5 million UK households are currently living in fuel
poverty and many people have had to resort to drastic
measures, such as skipping meals, to pay their energy bills.
Following on the success of last year's Fuel Poverty Campaign, a
second is planned for October this year, focusing in particular on
workers on low incomes.
Read about this year's Fuel Poverty
Turn2us would like to congratulate the Low Incomes Tax Reform
Group (LITRG) on winning four major awards at the recent
prestigious Lexis Nexis Taxation Awards. LITRG is a valued
supporter of Turn2us, championing our work and providing expert
content for our website.
Read about the Low Incomes Tax Reform
Places are still available on our free
intermediary workshop to be held in Bath on 26 June.
More dates have also been scheduled in Wales for
July and in Northern Ireland for September.
Register for our
Turn2us helps people
in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable
grants and other financial help - online, by phone and face to face
through our partner organisations. We are part of the
national charity Elizabeth Finn Care.
Date of publication: June 2012
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