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    turner09
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    i really not clued up with whats actually went on for months,, having been self employed in march i was plunged into UC not knowing a thing..(government advice self employed get help from universal credit) so i am single dad in panic mode ended up getting advance to pay back at first i said yes to 500 thinking this would see me through a month it wasn’t until a week later i found out my working tax and child tax credits stopped so i asked for another 500 again anxiety kicked right in..no one had explained this to me country was in panic no readily available information at the time.i have my daughter to keep anyhow after they deduct the advance i am really in dire straights the way things are i cant cope now I’ve been home schooling the free school meals is a joke hit and miss,anyhow school holidays is upon us so i cant think about work until then(property maintenance for a landlord 16 hrs it was fitted in with school)accountant took care of things yearly if i return in September i know i have to do things monthly as i have said these things are beyond me i realy dont have a clue if i am getting the right amount r if there is additional support i can get ,am very stubborn haven’t reached out for help as i had a little saved now thats gone i am screwed basically

     

    further more i noticed guidance has now been published found it today look at published date from this page https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-self-employment-income-support-scheme#history

     

    every bit guidance available now wasnt published in end of march when claim was made the self emplyed in may i am at lowest point in my life cant cope now never mind when cold weather comes in i suffered a heart attack in january this year my rehab was cancelled due to covid19 but i had an important thing to do keep my daughter safe so i have been stubborn and got on with it

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