Equal Lives Factsheets

Here you can find a complete list of all the factsheets on our website. If you’ve seen a factsheet somewhere on the website but can’t remember where, it’ll be available to download below! If you would like information on anything not listed here, why not get in touch?

Equal Lives Services and Support Factsheets

Equal Lives Support Planning Service Equal Lives Employment Service Equal Lives role and how they support me Equal Lives Payroll Service How to fill in a timesheet Equal Lives Supported Account Service Making payments from your Supported Account Setting up an authorised signatory Using an authorised email address A guide to Direct Payments Using a service provider or self-employed worker Employing with your Direct Payments


Benefits and Advocacy

Main benefit changes 2013 What benefits can I claim How to make a claim Benefits for children and young people Benefits for older people Working and benefits Employment Support Allowance ESA and WRAG ESA and the support group How to deal with medical assessments Getting Medical Evidence Personal Independence Payment Universal Credit Help for carers Housing related benefits The bedroom tax Discretionary housing payments Reconsiderations and appeals What happens at a tribunal hearing Local assistance scheme Local assistance scheme How to complain about rights to services or benefits Sanctions An introduction to our advocacy support Equality Act and Discrimination Help at work


Self Support with recruitment and employment

Support in managing your Direct Payments Funding your own support Adult care and support FAQs and on going advice Recruiting new employees Ensuring you don't discriminate Advertising the vacancy Shortlisting and arranging interveiws Interviewing Registered childminder regulations Employer checklist when recruiting a new employee Pre-employment checks Guide to completing a DBS check Employers liability insurance Health and safety Using the services of self employed workers and agencies Annual leave and working time regulations Managing sickness and Statutory Sick Pay Smoking policy Keeping records Planning cover for your staff Paying employee expenses Holding your own money and monitoring to Norfolk County Council Transferring your money Personal contributions - topping up your account Running your own payroll Real Time Information Transferring to Equal Lives payroll How to pay HMRC Your contingency fund



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