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    How long to make a claim for income support?


    If you are in the unfortunate situation of needing benefits in order to be able to make ends meet and to be able to pay the bills, it can be very stressful and frustrating when you are trying to claim these benefits. This is true of all kinds of benefits and income support is no exception, with many people desperately seeking for an answer to the question of, ‘How long to make a claim for income support?’

    It is for this reason that this article will attempt to answer the question of, ‘How long to make a claim for income support?’ as well as offering some information about where you can get more in-depth advice and guidance about an income support claim.

    How long to make a claim for income support?

    Income support is a means of receiving benefits if you have no household income, or a household income which is not sufficient for you and your family to survive financially. If you do decide to claim income support, the answer to the question of, ‘How long to make a claim for income support?’ is that most claims will be dealt with within two weeks and can take as little as eight days in the best case scenario.

    What this means is that an income support claim is dealt with relatively quickly one way or another. So it is important to enter into the claim fully informed and one way to ensure that you are fully informed is to contact a company who can give you professional advice and guidance.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you need income support because you have sustained a non-fault injury, then you might also want to think about claiming compensation.

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    Accident Advice Helpline has a team of friendly and professional advisers who you can chat to for advice about your own personal situation. We work hard on behalf of innocent accident victims to ensure that they get the maximum compensation they deserve.

    If your accident has left you unable to work, then you could start to experience financial difficulties very quickly. You might be worried about how you will pay the mortgage, or even how you will buy food. If your accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, then this simply is not fair.

    So when you have submitted your claim for income support, why not consider getting in touch with Accident Advice Helpline? Our initial advice is free, so you have nothing to lose.

    Chat to the claim experts at Accident Advice Helpline

    Simply pick up the phone and dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline to get in touch with us today. If you prefer to use your mobile phone, then call 0333 500 0993, or text, ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you back as soon as possible.

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