|Welcome to the February 2011 issue of the Turn2us e-bulletin for intermediaries. Read on to find out more about our new 'Ask an Expert' service; State Pension age changes; and the findings of Turn2us commissioned research about the limitations and barriers facing employees on a low income.|
'Ask an Expert' service launched by Turn2us'Ask an Expert', an exciting online service from Turn2us, launches on Monday 21 February. This new monthly feature will give Turn2us users the chance to get answers to their specific questions on welfare benefits and charitable grants. The first feature will focus on redundancy.Find out more about 'Ask an Expert'
|State Pension age changes - what impact will they have?The law about State Pension age is changing. Read our guide to State Pension age changes for more information on what this will mean for your clients and who will be affected.Access our State Pension age guide|
|Turn2us research reveals low awareness of benefits and grantsAwareness and take-up of welfare benefits and charitable grants among employees on a low income are limited, according to Turn2us commissioned research carried out by the Work Foundation. The research, published on 3 February, showed that participants were confused by the benefits system and perceived charitable support as being available only to the most vulnerable in society.Find out more about this research about employees on low incomes|
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| Turn2us London and regional workshops |
Are you an intermediary working in London, Derby or Wiltshire who would like to know more about Turn2us?
Why not attend one of our free intermediary workshops on 2 March (Chippenham), 17 March (Derby) or reserve a place on one of our regular London workshops.Click here for more information about our intermediaries workshops and to register for this workshop
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With best wishes until next month,The Turn2us Team
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