Payplan Blog June 2024

June 2024 PayPlan Blog Gambling Harm during the Euros For many individuals, gambling can be harmless fun, especially during high-profile events such as the Euros, but for many, gambling can cause utter devastation. Gambling addiction can lead to job losses, relationship and family issues, breakdowns and even suicide. How to spot if you or someone […]

Payplan Blog June 2024

June 2024 PayPlan Blog Working together to support neurodivergent individuals In an increasingly inclusive society, the unique perspectives of neurodivergent individuals – those with conditions such as ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia and others – are gaining recognition. Despite the progress made through education and real-life experience, there are many barriers that these individuals still experience, such […]

Payplan Blog – May 2024

May 2024 PayPlan Blog Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 – Moving more for your mental health ‘Moving more for our mental health’ is this year’s theme for Mental Health Awareness Week. At PayPlan, we’re well aware of the stress that debt can place on you, and for many people, poor financial situations can trigger extended […]

Learning at Work week – and more

  Something for everyone in this update – stewards and members… Today is the start of Learning at Work Week (also known as LAW Week) which runs from 13th to 19th May this year which UNISON is also participating in – see more below. UNISON’s Learning at Work Week offerings can be found here and […]

April 2024 PayPlan Blog

  Stress Awareness Month: Tips to help you manage your money It’s Stress Awareness Month, and over the next few weeks, we’ll be exploring related topics and how we might be able to support you. This year, the theme for Stress Awareness Month is ‘Little By Little, A Little Becomes A Lot’. The theme aims […]

Norfolk UNISON responds to concerns about transphobia

Norfolk UNISON has raised serious concerns with Norfolk County Council (NCC) concerning recent online comments by Norfolk Councillor Kay Mason-Billig about displays of artwork, and posters about the Millennium Library in Norwich being a safe space for trans visitors, being removed. Thankfully, the poster has now been reinstated in the library. Nonetheless, the fact that […]

Payplan Blog, March 2024 (2)

March 2024 PayPlan Blog #2 How to look after your mental health when you’re in debt Money and mental health are closely connected. PayPlan, one of the UK’s largest free debt advice providers, speaks to thousands of people each year who are feeling depressed, guilty or hopeless about their finances. Here, PayPlan provides an overview […]

Payplan Blog, March 2024 (1)

  March 2024 PayPlan Blog #1 Will my partner’s debt affect my credit score? PayPlan, one of the UK’s largest free debt advice providers, is faced with multiple questions surrounding debt everyday. One frequently asked question is, “Will my partner’s debt affect my credit score?” Here, PayPlan tells you everything you need to know when […]

Payplan February Blog (2)

  February 2024 PayPlan Blog (2) Time to talk We recently celebrated Time to Talk Day (February 1st), the nation’s biggest mental health conversation. The annual awareness day, by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, is a day for you. It’s a chance for you to be open with your friends, family, online community, and work […]

Payplan February 2024

  February 2024 PayPlan Blog (1) How to protect yourself from online scams Staying safe online is becoming increasingly difficult as cyberattacks become more sophisticated. Whether it be impersonating someone you know or an organisation / business that you trust, cybercriminals encourage individuals to share personal or sensitive information or click on malicious web links […]