Getting online doesn’t have to be expensive.
Paul advised that there are many products and services available however please ensure that they meet your requirements. Examples of some services and products available:
“Very affordable internet aimed directly at people on Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Pension Credit.”
Uswitch / Compare the Market / Money Supermarket
“Easy use website for checking that you are getting your electricity, broadband, car insurance for the best price”
“Very affordable at about £70, decent memory, little slow to get going but fine when in action.”
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa
“Another affordable tablet with the added benefit of having “Alexa” inbuilt. At about £50, good memory, with the ability to use voice commands for calls, messages and information.”
Lenovo Tab E10
“A well priced 10.1 inch tablet at £100.00. It has good memory with reasonable speed. Battery life is not the best available at 5 hours.”
Samsung Galaxy A 10inch
“A Little pricier at £200 but runs really well and has great memory. This is a 10 inch, so the screen is a very good size for most things. Little heavy, about 0.5kg.”
If you are already good with technology and would like to help others you can also get involved by becoming a Digital Champion!
Universal credit is now in nationwide rollout, this means that you will be required to take on responsibility for paying your housing fees directly. Universal Credit is a digital service so you will need to be online to make and mange your claim. We can help you with getting online and with making your claim, just get in contact.