Social care jobs

Thinking about social care jobs in Leicestershire or Rutland? Wondering whether the work would suit you? Good news: you don’t always need qualifications or previous work experience to get a job in social care. What matters is that you are ready to do what’s...

Jobsearch after redundancy

Manjit phoned Moneywise Plus because he’d just received some unwelcome news. He had been furloughed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now his employer had written to tell him he was being made redundant. It had been a long time since Manjit last looked for work. “My...

Overcoming Computer Anxiety

Looking for jobs is an anxious time. You have to keep putting yourself forward, hoping for success but prepared for disappointment. Imagine how your anxiety levels might spike if you are looking for a job but have never used a computer before. When Sheila approached a...

My partner and I have split up. What now?

Relationship break-ups can have a major impact on finances as well as emotions. The crisis may not happen very quickly. But over time, trying to get by on a lower household income means bills go unpaid, debts rise, and eventually everything can seem overwhelming. That...

Getting help during the pandemic

Can you get help from a Moneywise Plus adviser during the pandemic? Is it safe and socially distanced? Definitely. We use phone calls instead of face-to-face meetings. Everything else, including the personal, one-to-one advice built around your goals and...

Picking up after hospital

A lengthy stay in hospital left Kayley physically and emotionally drained. Her recovery was hampered by her huge debts. She felt that bankruptcy was the only option available to her. Yet she didn’t know how to start the process. She was living in temporary...

Moneywise Plus – Communications support tender (30/6)

Moneywise Plus has been running successfully for 3 years and has helped over 1000 people to develop the financial and digital skills and confidence we all need, to cope with daily challenges such as managing within a tight budget; making savings; using computers and...