My Advice Gateway
WELCOME TO MY ADVICE GATEWAY

My Advice Gateway is a free resource to help you quickly find the information you need to claim benefits, access help and support or look for a job or training opportunities. Other services include sections on banking, insurance and how to manage debt.

There is so much information available on the internet that it can often be a tedious and time consuming activity to search through the mass of advice that is available in order to find the information you need. Even government websites that have been set up to provide help can be difficult to find your way around.

My Advice Gateway has been built to help you find the information you need quickly and effectively. Links will take you to authoritative advice or the precise application form you need.

We hope you will find My Advice Gateway useful. If you do, why not tell your friends. . .

FOUNDER SPONSOR - LHS
FOUNDER SPONSOR - LHS

LHS provides a complete range of web-based housing option services to more than 60 local authorities and hundreds of housing associations across the UK.

BROKEN LINKS

My Advice Gateway constantly checks its links to other information sources to ensure they work properly.

However, if you do find a link that does not connect, please let us know so that we can fix it quickly.

Simply drop us an e-mail and tell us which link did not work. We will check it out and put it right.

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OPENING A BANK ACCOUNT
OPENING A BANK ACCOUNT

To open a bank account there are usually a number of things you will have to provide:

Proof of identity and proof of residence, as these will help the bank make sure you are who you say you are. This is a legal requirement to help prevent criminal activity - you may need to provide a government-issued documents such as a passport or driving license.

For a Step by Step action plan for opening an account click here.

You will also have to fill in an application form to provide information about yourself, and, with some accounts, pay money into your new account.

The bank or building society is also likely to run a credit check on you, follow this link for more information on Credit Scoring.

Before you do open a bank account, the bank or building society will provide you with details about the account.

For details of your rights and information required before deciding to open the account, follow this link.

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