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took on then f##ked off!

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madwomanintheattic Fri 25-Jan-13 14:13:33

Two or three shifts a week in a taxi office wouldn't have been enough earnings/ hours to remove all of your benefits anyway, would it? (I mean, obv there has to be changes from job seekers, but you must have been changed over to other benefits - you wouldn't have been able to come off them completely on a pt wage?)

And you can tell dd you will afford the house exactly the same way you have been before Christmas.

Anyway, good luck with the job hunt x

itsallinmyhead Fri 25-Jan-13 14:07:57

I'm sure you will. You know it's what you want and I'm sure you'll go get it.

You're welcome.

beautyfades Fri 25-Jan-13 13:16:38

thanks, thought life on the dole was over sad . its a worry an frightening.. fingers crossed i get somthing asap. thanks again.

itsallinmyhead Thu 24-Jan-13 21:12:51

If you've not left of your own accord, there really shouldn't be a problem reinstating your benefits.

I know you're planning on sending out your cv but in the meantime, at least the benefits are there to fall back on.

If you need money while you are awaiting the benefits to be reinstated, you can apply for crisis loans. Not ideal but manageable, short term.

Good luck.

beautyfades Thu 24-Jan-13 18:37:10

thank you, so pissed off as iv only just got it all sorted after starting work! hope to god i get something asap.

itsallinmyhead Thu 24-Jan-13 17:35:26

First port of call is the job centre. Then tax credits, housing benefit etc.

beautyfades Thu 24-Jan-13 17:22:41

im on my own with my two dc, was on jobseekers, i appied for a job in a local taxi office, got the job the begining of november.There was NEVER a mention of it being temporary or maybe just for xmas. Anyway iv been doing 2 or 3 shifts a week, get on with the staff an can do the job on my head.. i was ill last week, so had to ring and say i couldnt do the friday. Just had a call to say theres too many staff, they cant find any shifts for me, and its not just me, he has done me a letter to say i "havnt been sacked", and the letter is just like "brians letter" the last person who got sacked!! to help me with my benefits, which made me feel like a bad scum bag, as its not benifts i give a toss about.. so what do i do now??? will obvs start givin cvs out an appying but who do i tell?? o do i not tell anyone?? this has realy thown me and made me feel so down, iv been going round with my head held high, that i am working but now im just back to square one sad my dd whos 13 is saying how we goin to afford the house mum!

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