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Money Matters

Money Matters

Racing Welfare provides support and advice regarding debts, benefits, pensions
and budgeting along with an online grants application process.

Our Information, Advice and Guidance services are matrix accredited

25/04/2022

Winter Fuel Grant

Racing Welfare is offering Winter Fuel Grants to those who currently work in the thoroughbred racing and breeding industries....
03/08/2021

About Racing Welfare grants

Racing Welfare may be able to assist eligible individuals who are in need with a grant. Grants can be awarded for a variety of goods or services that will aid someone’s wellbeing and/or improve ...
03/08/2021

Childcare

As a parent or guardian working in the racing industry, we understand that it can be a real challenge to find good quality childcare to fit in with your working life.  You are your child’s mos...
03/08/2021

Statutory Sick Pay

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) is money paid to you by your employer if you are sick or unable to work and is available for up to 28 weeks....
03/08/2021

Which bills to pay first?

Some bills are more important than others.  Which bills to pay first? COVID-19 Financial Advice If you work in the horseracing industry and have been affected financially by the Coronavirus, we are h...
03/08/2021

Understanding your payslip

You should be issued with a payslip every time you are paid. This should be in a sealed envelope or through a password protected email....
03/08/2021

About State Pension

The State Pension is a regular payment from the government which most people can claim when they reach State Pension age. The point at which you reach State Pension age depends on your year of birth. ...
03/08/2021

Borrowing money

If you work in the horseracing industry and have been affected financially by the Coronavirus, we are here to offer you monetary guidance and support. We understand that you may be experiencing a drop...
03/08/2021

Volunteering with Racing Welfare

Volunteers are highly valuable across the charitable sector. At Racing Welfare we value the contribution made by our team of volunteers and recognise that it would be more challenging for us to achie...
03/08/2021

Income Tax & National Insurance

All employees pay Tax and National Insurance through the PAYE (Pay As You Earn) system. This is worked out automatically through whichever payroll program your employer uses....
03/08/2021

Bailiffs

Bailiffs (also known as Enforcement Officers)  ...
03/08/2021

Bank Accounts

Why do you need a bank account?...
03/08/2021

Workplace Pensions

What are Workplace Pensions?...
03/08/2021

Making the most of your money

Top 5 Hints and Tips Money tight? Are you receiving all of the money that you possibly can? There are many ways to make your money go further whether you are reaching retirement, starting a family or...
03/08/2021

Racing Welfare Grants Criteria

About Racing Welfare Grants...
03/08/2021

Budgeting

A budget is a plan for your money. It tells you how much money you have coming in, how much you need to allow for essential costs and how much you have left towards other things you need....
03/08/2021

Legal Advice available through Racing’s Support Line

Do you have a legal problem and want to know where you stand?  Do you work or are you retired from the horseracing and breeding industry? If so, then you can access confidential and impartial lega...
03/08/2021

Benefits

Are you missing out on benefits you are fully entitled to? Every year billions of pounds worth of benefits go unclaimed in the UK so it is well worth keeping a track of your entitlements....
03/08/2021

Coronavirus: Money Matters

Racing Welfare is offering Fuel Grants to those who currently work in the thoroughbred racing and breeding industries....
03/08/2021

Debt and Wellbeing

You are not alone.  We understand that debt can accumulate for a variety of reasons and it is important you realise we are here to support and advise you. It may be that you’ve had a personal ...
03/08/2021

NHS Dental Treatment

The NHS will provide any treatment that you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy and free of pain. Your dentist must make clear to you which treatments can be provided under the NHS and whi...
03/08/2021

Coronavirus: Advice and Guidance

Racing Welfare would like to stress that our services remain open to anyone needing support....

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Racing Welfare’s 24 hour support line enables people to access support and
guidance through digital and telephone options.



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