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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Run a Mile To Remember

Join us to raise funds, sponsorship and awareness for two great charities – ABF The Soldiers' Charity and NHS Charities Together.
1. We run a mile to remember the phenomenal work of the NHS on the front line.
2. We run a mile to remember the work of Regular Army medical personnel supporting the NHS in the front line.
3. We run a mile to remember members of the Army Reserve's medical units who are employees of the NHS.
4. We run a mile to remember the Army personnel providing logistical and testing support in the battle against COVID-19. 

Please click HERE for more information

Exam Results in England


Risk of wildfires has increased

VJ Day - 2 minute silence

How to use Face Coverings

GOV.UK:DVLA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Paper applications sent to our office in Swansea will take longer to process as they must be dealt with in person on site, where we are working with reduced numbers to meet social distancing requirements. If you’ve already made an application we will process this and return any documentation as quickly as possible.

You can access our online services and information at GOV.UK. Please use our online services if you can and before calling our contact centre, as it is the quickest and easiest way of transacting with us. Our online services have not been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.ocess this and return any documentation as quickly as possible.

For further information on the DVLA services please click HERE

GOV.UK: Update On Coronavirus (COVID-19): Getting Tested Update 10th August 2020

For guidance as of 10th August 2020 on Coronavirus Testing, including who is eligible for a test and how to get tested please CLICK HERE

What Is A Veteran?

Veterans are defined as anyone who has served for at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on legally defined military operations. There are currently 2.4 million Veterans in Great Britain. 

Listen to our team of Veterans talk about their experiences transitioning from the UK Armed Forces and what the word ‘Veteran’ means to them.

HMRC: Job Retention Scheme - Tax Credits

If you claim tax credits and have returned to work after being furloughed but are still temporarily not working your normal hours due to COVID 19 you do not need to tell us. We will continue to use the information we have until 31st October 2020.

Tax credits customers will continue to receive payments even if working fewer hours due to COVID-19.

People who can't work their normal hours because of coronavirus (COVID-19) will still receive their usual tax credits payments. CLICK HERE for more information.