Racing's Support Line

Racing Welfare's 24 hour helpline enables people to access support and guidance through digital, telephone and SMS text options

Bailiffs

August 3rd, 2021

Bailiffs (also known as Enforcement Officers) Why is a bailiff coming? If you owe money, one of the ways your creditors might try to get their money back is by using bailiffs. Bailiffs are used to take your goods away and sell them to raise money to pay your creditors. A creditor (the person or […]

Bank Accounts

August 3rd, 2021

Why do you need a bank account? You can use a bank account for: Paying your bills Receiving money – such as your salary or benefits Keeping track of where your money is going Saving money Choosing a Bank Account Getting the right sort of account is important – you need to think about how and where […]

Workplace Pensions

August 3rd, 2021

What are Workplace Pensions? Workplace pensions also known as Occupational Pensions are a way of saving for your retirement. Each month a certain amount will be deducted from your pay and saved until you retire.  Pensions are arranged by employers rather than the state. The employer and usually the employees, contribute to the fund. The two main types of […]

Making the most of your money

August 3rd, 2021

Top 5 Hints and Tips Money tight? Are you receiving all of the money that you possibly can? There are many ways to make your money go further whether you are reaching retirement, starting a family or renting or buying a house. Below are some top tips for making the most of your money. 1. Benefits […]

Racing Welfare Grants Criteria

August 3rd, 2021

About Racing Welfare Grants Racing Welfare awards grants to those who work or who have worked in the thoroughbred racing and breeding Industries, including their dependants. Grants are awarded: For the relief of poverty, sickness & injury, For the advancement of education & retraining, For the provision of goods & services that will aid health […]

Budgeting

August 3rd, 2021

A budget is a plan for your money. It tells you how much money you have coming in, how much you need to allow for essential costs and how much you have left towards other things you need. Taking the time to manage your money better by budgeting can really pay off. It can help […]

Legal Advice available through Racing’s Support Line

August 3rd, 2021

Racing’s Support Line offers Legal Advice Do you have a legal problem and want to know where you stand?  Do you work or are you retired from the horseracing and breeding industry? If so, then you can access confidential and impartial legal advice through Racing’s Support Line.  This free-of-charge service can help you resolve legal issues quickly and effectively. […]

Benefits

August 3rd, 2021

Are you missing out on benefits you are fully entitled to? Every year billions of pounds worth of benefits go unclaimed in the UK so it is well worth keeping a track of your entitlements. What Benefits am I entitled to? Benefits are paid by the government to people who are unable to work or have a […]

Coronavirus: Money Matters

August 3rd, 2021

Racing Welfare will award ‘Family Festive’ grants to those who currently work (and/or who have lost their job/work due to Coronavirus) in the thoroughbred racing and breeding industries and who have dependent, children (up to the age of 18 years). This grant is awarded: • To assist with additional expenses over the festive period. • […]

Blog – Lucy Baker – Telephone Support

August 3rd, 2021

RACING’S SUPPORT LINE We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line which is now delivered in partnership with Care first. In part two of her series, industry employee Lucy Baker discovers that Telephone Information Specialists can provide practical support for everything from […]