Credit Crunch

How to cope with the crunch

Are you being affected by the current economic downturn?

We are all feeling the effects of the current economic downturn. This might affect your employment through shorter hours or redundancy, your home through rent or mortgage arrears or your business through a drop in sales. The Council's Cope with the Crunch campaign is designed to bring together information from Council Services and other important partners to provide advice and assistance to help make things easier during this difficult period.

Help for individuals

  • Benefits and entitlements
  • Money problems and debts
  • Redundancy and jobs
  • Activities

Help for businesses

  • Grants and finance
  • Starting a new business
  • Managing your business
  • Other useful sites