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Dear Readers,

Apologies for not posting in a while, we have been VERY busy here at Reclaims UK recently. On Thursday 8th May, we visited our troops up in Catterick Garrison.

We set up shop at the Garrison McDonald’s, giving away free breakfasts all morning to Squadies in the area.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the staff at McDonald’s Catterick Garrison, they were really helpful to us, and a pleasure to work alongside.

We are visiting Catterick again on Thursday 22nd May, holding a coffee morning. If you are in the area, then pop down to the Garrison McDonald’s for a free breakfast and speak to Paul or Ann on the day.

I would also like to use this blog post as a means to dispel the rumours circulating about our Tax Refund on Travelling Expenses service.

Firstly, we here at Reclaims UK have noticed a growing number of people speculating the sincerity of this service. We have heard things such as ‘HMRC may pay out quickly, but you have to pay it all back just as quick!’

May I be the first to say, that this is completely UNTRUE. You will NOT have to pay anything back to HMRC as long as you provide us with completely honest information, you will receive a genuine tax refund. There are no hidden costs, charges or returns.

If you would like to enquire about your eligibility, contact us today, either via our contact form, or call us on 0151-203-2737 today!


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May Giveaway

As it is the first of a new month, we here at Reclaims UK decided it would be a nice idea to give all of our followers and Facebook friends the chance to win a pair of free cinema tickets for a film of their choice. The tickets will be emailed by 4pm on Friday 2nd May to the winner that is selected at random.

One rule: All applicants must be Armed Forces Personnel.

To enter into the competition, all you must do is click this link and follow the directions.

Good luck!

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Money Matters

Managing your money will always be challenging. The key to successfully managing your money, is to learn what you can do with  the money you have, and make the most of the money you earn.

Set up a budget:

  • Make a list of your income sources. Make sure you always use your after-tax income in your calculations.
  • Try to set aside a reasonable percentage (e.g. 5%) of your income for savings. Keep yourself financially safe.
  • Subtract your average monthly or weekly expenses from your savings and income. This will show you how much  spending money you have.


  •   If you must get credit, make sure you use it wisely! Bad credit will stick with you for a long time, and will  impact you when making large purchases, such as a car.
  • Calculate all the expenses you will have to pay a month in advance. Don’t leave yourself shortchanged and open to getting into debt.
  •  Learn the difference between gross vs. net income. Budget to the latter.

Invest in your future:

  • Have money deducted directly from your weekly/monthly wage into a savings account. Do this through an electronic funds transfer.
  • Establish an emergency fund for things like car repairs, or unexpected expenses. Do not abuse this emergency fund!

For a free financial consultation, or just to speak to someone about your money worries, do not hesitate to contact us on:0151-203-2737. 

We provide many financial services including: Investigations into mis-sold PPI, Remortgaging, Bank Charges, and more recently, Tax refunds on traveling expenses to and from a  temporary work place.

You don’t have to face your money troubles alone.
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Its that day again. The day when everyone in the UK feels just that little bit prouder to be British. Its St. George’s day! Unlike St. Patrick’s day (and because this year it has fallen on a week day) St George’s day is not just another excuse to go down the pub.

St Georges day inspires the patriot in all of us, and what better way to spend the day than helping the brave men and women who protect and serve our glorious country! That’s what we say here at Reclaims UK, because for us, every day makes us just that little bit prouder of our troops.


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