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26 November 2021

Match-funding for our crisis fund

The National Emergencies Trust Local Action Fund has kindly agreed to match all donations up to £250 to our crisis fund until 15 December 2021. To make a donation to…

9 November 2021

Talk Money Week 2021

Talk Money Week runs from 8 to 12 November and is an annual opportunity to get people talking about all aspects of money such as debt, budgeting, sorting out finances,…

3 November 2021

Pro Bono Week 2021

Pro Bono Week is an annual opportunity to celebrate the amazing contribution made by volunteer lawyers in enabling people to access justice. We run one of the largest pro bono…

21 October 2021

New crisis fund

We know that for many people crisis existed before Covid-19, and the pandemic has exacerbated their situation, with the cut to universal credit, end of furlough and escalating energy costs…

8 October 2021

We’re Highly Commended in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2021

We have been Highly Commended in the Excellence in Access to Justice Award in the Law Society Awards 2021. The judges were particularly impressed that we continued to offer legal…

8 September 2021

London Legal Walk 2021

On 18 October, our team will be joining hundreds of walkers across London for the 2021 London Legal Walk. Together we will be completing a 10K route across the capital…

17 August 2021

Our joint letter to the Home Secretary on the crisis in Afghanistan

We, along with over 100 other charities and human rights organisations, have sent a joint letter to the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, urging that the UK extends a compassionate welcome…

30 July 2021

30 July – a day worth remembering

30 July marks both World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and the anniversary of the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949. The coming together of these two seemingly unconnected events…

15 July 2021

New Housing Advice Helpline for Wandsworth residents

We know that access to services such as housing officers and social workers has been reduced during the pandemic. Issues such as disrepair and antisocial behaviour have gone largely unreported…

13 July 2021

We’re on the radio

Starting this week, our advisers will be live on air on The Big Breakfast every Tuesday and Wednesday morning, giving information about a range of issues affecting our community. Tune…

1 July 2021

EU Settlement Scheme: have you missed the deadline?

The United Kingdom officially left the EU on 31 January 2020. The EU Settlement Scheme was created by the Home Office to offer EU, non-EU, EEA and Swiss citizens living…

23 June 2021

Money Advice Team shortlisted in IMA Money Advice Awards 2021

We’re delighted to announce that our money advisers have been shortlisted for two awards in the 2021 IMA Money Advice Awards: Roni Marsh, Money Advice Team leader (pictured), for the…