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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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Article about the Save the Children contract with Turn2usTurn2us extends partnership with Save the Children

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 October 2011.

Discover more about our partnership with Save the Children


Article about the Nominet Internet Awards Turn2us shortlisted for Nominet Awards

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 Awards


News item about Turn2us associate trainersBased in Scotland, Somerset or Bristol? Join our associate trainer team

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 Trainers


Ask an Expert pageAsk an Expert: Employment and Support Allowance

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 Expert


Information about Turn2us's Fuel Poverty Campaign 2012Campaigns update: Support our Fuel Poverty Campaign 2012

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 Campaign


Article about the Low Incomes Tax Reform GroupCongratulations to the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group

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 Group's achievements


Information about Turn2s intermediary workshopsAttend our free intermediary workshops

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 intermediary workshops


About us

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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