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Welfare benefits

  • Navigating the complicated benefits system

    It can be difficult to navigate the complicated benefits system, whether you are currently serving or retired, especially when the need comes at a stressful or challenging time in your life. Our benefits advice and advocacy team can help beneficiaries through every step.

  • Jen Kelly
    How benefit changes could affect the RAF Family

    In the first advice blog of 2019, Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly outlines how upcoming changes in benefits could affect RAF veterans and personnel.

  • Finances
    What the Autumn Budget means for the RAF Family

    In the latest edition of our advice blog, Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly outlines the key welfare benefit changes announced in the Autumn Budget, which may be relevant for the RAF Family.

  • Jen Kelly
    Helping the RAF Family to maximise their income

    In this edition of our advice blog, Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly outlines how the RAF Family can make sure they are maximising their income, particularly in relation to Council Tax.

  • Jen Kelly
    How benefits changes could affect the RAF Family

    In the second of our new series of blogs, Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly outlines how changes in benefits and the Personal Independence Payment review could affect RAF veterans and personnel.

  • Jen Kelly
    My role as a Welfare Benefits Executive

    Jen Kelly is a Welfare Benefits Executive for the RAF Benevolent Fund, in this guest blog, Jen tells us about her role and about the new advice blog.

  • RAF veteran Roger Gard
    Helping veterans access their eligible benefits

    The RAF Benevolent Fund today revealed it has helped more than 1,000 people access £1.5million in unclaimed benefits after identifying that a large number of veterans were not receiving what they were entitled to.

  • Social care
    Statement in response to Chancellor's Spring Budget announcement

    Air Vice-Marshal David Murray, Chief Executive at the RAF Benevolent Fund, has given his thoughts on the Spring Budget 2017 announced by Phillip Hammond.

  • Robert Rimmington
    New benefits advocacy service already having an impact

    Our Benefits Advice and Advocacy Service was launched earlier this year to offer a new kind of support. Robert Rimmington explains how it has helped him.

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