RIOT HELP Referral List

 

Adviceguide - [http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/index/whats_new_aug11_affected_by_the_riots.htm] - phone: *Are you affected by the riots* If you have been affected by the riots, your home, business or car may have been damaged, or you may have problems to do with your work or signing on. Here is a quick summary of your basic rights. - Full details>>>


Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) - [http://www.acas.org.uk] - phone: 08457 47 47 47 Advice line open 8am to 8pm Mon - Fri, and 9am -1pm on Sat. Works with employers and employees to promote equality and diversity. - Full details>>>


Bakery Info - [http://www.bakeryinfo.co.uk/] - phone: information and news relating to the baking industry in the UK - Full details>>>


Bank of Scotland (BOS) - [] - phone: 0845 300 0268 Businesses should contact their relationship manager in first instance, or above number if do not have details - Full details>>>


Barclays (Business) - [] - phone: 0845 605 2345 Barclays business managers will be contacting customers to assess damage / disruption. - Full details>>>


Birmingham Settlement - [http://www.birminghamsettlement.org.uk/] - phone: 0121 250 3000 The Birmingham Settlement works with others to improve the quality of life for people who are affected by poverty, unemployment, social isolation, and language or cultural barriers. - Full details>>>


Bristol City Council - [http://www.bristol.gov.uk/] - phone: Information on support and services available from Bristol City Council - Full details>>>


Business Link in London - [www.businesslink.gov.uk] - phone: 0845 6000 787 If you own or run a small or medium sized business and have been affected by the recent events in London, Business Link in London can provide you with advice and information: - Full details>>>


Civil Service Benevolent Fund - [http://www.csbf.org.uk] - phone: 0800 056 2424 Emergency loans for current, former, or retired civil servants who have been affected by rioting. - Full details>>>


Community Legal Advice - [http://www.communitylegaladvice.org.uk/] - phone: Helpline: 0845 345 4345; 0800 0856 643 Community Legal Advice is a free and confidential service paid for by legal aid. They are there to help with legal problems. Community Legal Advice is the new name for Community Legal Service Direct. - Full details>>>


Community Matters - [http://www.communitymatters.org.uk/] - phone: Community Matters represents the largest network of grassroots community organisations in the UK. Our programmes and services aim to support them and the people they serve, and to create the conditions in which communities can thrive. - Full details>>>


Consumer Credit Counselling Service - [http://www.cccs.co.uk/Home.aspx] - phone: 0800 138 1111 We help over 500,000 people each year to understand money and take control of their own finances. More than 250,000 people use our debt counselling service. - Full details>>>


Consumer Focus - [http://www.consumerfocus.org.uk/] - phone: 020 77997900 Consumer Focus is the new statutory organisation campaigning for a fair deal for consumers in England, Wales, Scotland, and, for postal services, Northern Ireland. Advice for individuals on energy and post is given by Consumer Direct (08454 04 05 06). - Full details>>>


Croydon Council - Business Liason Team - [] - phone: 0208 090 5576 Business Liaison Team set up to assist CROYDON businesses with financial support available, and other issues - Full details>>>


Department for Business, Innovations & skills - [http://bis.gov.uk/news/topstories/2011/Aug/public-disorder-business-support] - phone: *PUBLIC DISORDER, SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS* This website directs businesses who have been affected by the recent riots to agencies who may able to offer help and guidance. - Full details>>>


Department for Communities and Local Government - [http://www.communities.gov.uk/corporate/] - phone: information and support for communities - Full details>>>


Dept for Works & Pensions - [http://www.dwp.gov.uk/] - phone: 0207 712 2171 Advice on employment, benefits, pensions & family/children. - Full details>>>


Direct.Gov - [http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Nl1/Newsroom/DG_198958] - phone: Advice for people who have suffered loss or damage to the home or its contents as a result of the riots- You may be able to claim compensation from their local authority, even if you do not have insurance - Full details>>>


Ealing Council - [http://www.ealing.gov.uk/site/] - phone: information about services available in Ealing - Full details>>>


East Finchley Advice Centre - [http://www.efas.org.uk] - phone: 020 8444 6265 They are an advice service with expertise in a range of fields, including benefits, housing, debt, consumer, education, legal and general enquiries. - Full details>>>


East London Business Alliance - [http://www.elba-1.org.uk/] - phone: 020 7068 6960 East London Business Alliance are working with companies in the City and Canary Wharf to join forces with the community to help tackle some of the issues at the root of the recent disturbances. - Full details>>>


ELTAL (Employment Law Telephone Advice Line) - [http://www.lawworksclinics.org.uk/eltal/index.php?Employment_Law_Telephone%26nbsp%3BAdvice_Line_%28ELTAL%29] - phone: 020 7633 4534 BPP Telephone advice line (like BERAL and APEAL) but for CABs and others on employment law. - Full details>>>


Haringey Law Centre - [] - phone: 020 8808 5354 - Full details>>>


High Street Fund - [http://www.thehighstreetfund.co.uk/index.htm] - phone: 0800 093 5858. The High Street Fund is here to provide emergency financial help to small businesses in England that suffered material disruption, damage or destruction in the urban riots of August 2011. - Full details>>>


High Street Support Scheme - [http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm] - phone: Support available for small to medium business enterprises. The Government is making £20 million available to local authorities to help businesses affected by the disorder. Those who think they may be eligible should contact their local authority (which - Full details>>>


HM Revenue and Customs - [http://nds.coi.gov.uk/clientmicrosite/Content/Detail.aspx?ClientId=257&NewsAreaId=2&ReleaseID=420774&SubjectId=36] - phone: 0845 366 1207 Dedicated Civil Disorder helpline to assist businesses and individuals facing issues. Open 8am to 8pm 7 days a week. - Full details>>>


Homeless London - [http://www.homelesslondon.org/details.asp?id=LP115] - phone: 020 7840 4430 Here you can find full details of both residential and non-residential services for homeless people in London plus a range of new features and other information. - Full details>>>


HSBC (Businesses) - [] - phone: 08457 60 60 60 If customers need extra support they should contact the HSBC Business Telephone Banking Team - Full details>>>


Independent Police Complaints Commission - [http://www.ipcc.gov.uk/] - phone: 08453 002 002 The IPCCs job is to make sure that complaints against the police are dealt with effectively. - Full details>>>


Inland Revenue Tax and Benefits helpline - [http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/home.htm] - phone: 0845 608 6000 A helpline which gives advice on inland revenue tax and benefits. - Full details>>>


IT Donut - [http://www.itdonut.co.uk/] - phone: The Donut websites are aimed at helping businesses to succeed by providing reliable information and resources that can save business owners time and money. IT DOnut provides IT news and information for businesses - Full details>>>


Ladies at 11 - [http://www.ladiesat11.com/] - phone: Networking for women who are serious about their business in London, Surrey and the South East. Ladies at 11 is for dynamic business women who meet on a monthly basis to exchange business and to grow our businesses through networking. - Full details>>>


Lawyers for your Business (a Law Society initiative) - [http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/choosingandusing/helpyourbusiness/foryourbusiness.law] - phone: +44 (0) 20 7242 1222 A Law Society initiative where participating law firms offer a free first half hour of legal advice to businesses. There are over 1000 participating law firms across England and Wales. - Full details>>>


Leasehold Advisory Service - [http://www.lease-advice.org.uk] - phone: 020 7383 9800 The Leasehold Advisory Service provides free advice on the law affecting residential leasehold and commonhold property in England and Wales. - Full details>>>


Liberty [National Council for Civil Liberties] - [http://www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk] - phone: 020 7403 3888 or 0203 145 0460 Liberty campaigns to protect basic rights and freedoms through the courts, in Parliament and in the wider community. - Full details>>>


Lloyds TSB Business Banking - [] - phone: 0845 072 5555 Contact relationship manager, or number above to speak to an advisor. - Full details>>>


Lloyds TSB Essential Business Insurance - [] - phone: Claim number is 0844 893 9580 or enquiries is 0844 893 9560 - Full details>>>


Local Government Ombudsman - [http://www.lgo.org.uk/] - phone: 0300 061 0614 or 0845 602 1983 The Local Government Ombudsmen in England investigate complaints about local authorities and certain other bodies. There are three Local Government Ombudsmen in England, each dealing with complaints from different parts of the country. - Full details>>>


Money Made Clear - [https://www.moneymadeclear.org.uk] - phone: 0300 500 5000 Phone and online money advice on a wide range of subjects. - Full details>>>


Mum and Career - [http://www.mumandcareer.co.uk/] - phone: Mum & Career aims to inspire and support mums with ambition. You can find neutral, independent, high quality information on women’s life choices. You can read what the experts say or add your own links, articles or opinions. This site is made by wome - Full details>>>


National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) - [http://www.ncvo-vol.org.uk/] - phone: 0800 2798 798 NCVO's HelpDesk is a free telephone, email or textphone service for anyone involved in the voluntary sector, whether as a volunteer, paid worker or trustee. It offers advice and support, signposting and information about the voluntary sector. - Full details>>>


National Debt Helpline - [http://www.nationaldebtline.co.uk] - phone: 0808 808 4000 The National Debt Helpline provides free, confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems. - Full details>>>


National Debtline - [http://www.nationaldebtline.co.uk/england_wales/index.php)] - phone: 08088084000 National Debtline can be of help in landlord and tenant issues regarding rent, mortgage repayments etc. - Full details>>>


NatWest Business Hotline - [] - phone: 0800 158 5977 NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland customers will be offered a wide range of solutions - Full details>>>


North London Business - [http://www.northlondonbusiness.com/index.html] - phone: +44 (0)20 8885 9200 North London Business is offering help to affected businesses, including help with emergency premises and support from local business. - Full details>>>


North West Riot rebuild - [http://riot-rebuild.posterous.com/pages/about] - phone: Aims to help both business and residentail property owner or leaseholder - Full details>>>


Nurse Aid - [http://www.nurseaid.org.uk] - phone: 01527 595 999 Supports registered nurses, student nurses and health care assistants - Full details>>>


Prohelp - A Programme Of Business In The Community - [http://www.prohelp.org.uk] - phone: 020 7566 8650 ProHelp is a national network of over 800 professional firms who are committed to making a difference in their local community by providing free advice and professional support. - Full details>>>


RBS Business Hotline - [] - phone: 0800 092 3087 NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland customers will be offered a wide range of solutions - Full details>>>


Retail Trust - [http://www.retailtrust.org.uk] - phone: 0808 801 0808 Help retail staff and shopkeepers directly and indirectly affected by riots - Full details>>>


Riot Damages Claim Form - [https://online.businesslink.gov.uk/Horizontal_Services_files/Riot_Damages_Act_Claim_Form_WEB_ACCESSIBLE.PDF] - phone: Compensation for damage suffered to property during the riots- make a claim using the online claim form 42 day limit - Full details>>>


Riot Rebuild - [http://www.riotrebuild.co.uk/] - phone: support and news relating to the rebuilding of communities following the riots - Full details>>>


Riot Rescue - [http://riotrescue.com] - phone: A group of members from the Association of Business Mentors have offered their assistance free to people whose businesses were damaged during the recent riots - Full details>>>


Royal British Legion - [http;//britishlegion.org.uk] - phone: 08457 725 725 For serving and ex-service personnel and their families - Legionline - Full details>>>


Royal Courts of Justice CAB - [http://www.rcjadvice.org.uk/index.php] - phone: 0844 856 3534 The CAB aims to provide access to justice to un-represented litigants and potential litigants in the Royal Courts of Justice and the Principal Registry of the Family Division, through the provision of legal and other advice services. - Full details>>>


Santander Business Customers - [] - phone: 0800 056 1991 Santander will provide additional support to their business customers through their local and central relationship teams. - Full details>>>


Santander Mortgage Support - [http://www.santander.co.uk/csgs/Satellite?appID=abbey.internet.Abbeycom&c=Page&canal=CABBEYCOM&cid=1210607121058&empr=Abbeycom&leng=en_GB&pagename=Abbeycom%2FPage%2FWC_ACOM_TemplateA2] - phone: 0845 600 4388 - Full details>>>


Save Our Shops - [http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/sos-save-our-shops/] - phone: Supporting Shop Owners in areas affected by the Riots - Full details>>>


Shelter - [http://www.shelter.org.uk] - phone: 0808 800 4444 Shelter provides a free, national telephone advice line staffed by trained housing advisers. They have helped thousands of people, from finding them a place to sleep to suggesting how to handle mortgage arrears. - Full details>>>


South Business London - [http://www.southlondonbusiness.co.uk] - phone: +44 (0)20 8681 0053 South London Business offers a range of advice and support and runs drop-in events and recovery clinics for businesses affected by the riots - Full details>>>


Southwark Legal Advice Network - [http://www.southwarkadvice.org.uk/] - phone: The website provides information about advice services in Southwark, listed according to the area of advice - Money/Debt/Tax, Housing & Homelessness, Employment, Welfare Benefits & Tax Credits, Immigration, Discrimination, Goods & Services, Fuel Costs, Fa - Full details>>>


Sweet Charity - [http://sweetcharity.net] - phone: 0207 404 5222 Advice and financial crisis grants for people working in shops where confectionary is a core category. - Full details>>>


Teachers Support Network - [http://teachersupport.info/] - phone: Training, serving and retired teachers and their families - Full details>>>


Team London - [http://www.london.gov.uk/teamlondon] - phone: lists volunteer organisations and charities - Full details>>>


The Law Donut - [http://www.lawdonut.co.uk/] - phone: resources for businesses - Full details>>>


The Law Society - [http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/home.law] - phone: 020 7242 1222 The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales - Full details>>>


The Property Ombudsman (TPO) - [http://www.tpos.co.uk/] - phone: 01722 333306 TPO provides a free, independent service for dealing with unresolved disputes between sales and letting agents who have joined TPO and consumers who are actual or potential buyers or sellers or landlords or tenants of residential property in the UK. - Full details>>>


UK Disaster Relief - [http://www.ukdisasterrelief.blogspot.com/] - phone: UK Disaster Relief is a very newly established charity. It has been set up to provide practical help to those who have been affected by natural or man-made disasters. - Full details>>>


Unltd - [http://www.unltd.org.uk] - phone: 0207 566 1100 The foundation for social entrepreneurs - provides support to social enterprises. - Full details>>>


Victim Support - [http://www.victimsupport.org.uk/] - phone: 0845 3030 900 or 020 7268 0200 Victim Support is a national charity which helps people affected by crime. They provide free and confidential support to help people deal with their experience, whether or not the crime is reported. - Full details>>>


Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce - [http://www.wandsworthchamber.org/] - phone: Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce is a network of local business people who come together to further business interests in the borough. - Full details>>>


Your Rights [Liberty] - [http://www.yourrights.org.uk] - phone: Liberty Adviceline: 0845 123 2307/020 3145 0461 This is Liberty’s website to provide support to individuals and organisations who wish to understand and enforce their rights under the Human Rights Act 1998. - Full details>>>

 

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