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News and case law


Updated at 12.33 by Ianb

Mixed age couple, award of disabiliity benefit gives…

Curious to note that although Paragraph 5 of Schedule 9 says “Circumstances in which a claimant is...

Updated at 10.14 by HB Anorak

Reduced maximum rate at which UC deductions can be…

I would still regard the process that takes place under Reg 10(b) as something other...

Updated 18 October by HB Anorak

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18 October, 2019

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18 October, 2019

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Job vacancy: @cataunton are recruiting for two Pension Wide Guiders… #rightsjobs

18 October, 2019

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Taunton, Somerset – 8 November, 2019

Pension Wise Guider x 2

Citizens Advice Taunton
1 x 37.5 hrs per week
1 x part-time
£24,000 per annum pro-rata

Central London, W1 – 4 November, 2019

Welfare Adviser (temporary)

Royal College of Nursing (Lamplight Support Service)
14 hours per week
£17.55 per hour

Central London or home based – 8 November, 2019

Welfare Officer

Cystic Fibrosis Trust
10.5 hours per week
£7,500 for office based and £6,669 for home based

Training & events

London – 28 October, 2019

Mental health and benefits

Child Poverty Action Group
One-day course

London – 29 October, 2019

Benefit and tax credit law update

Child Poverty Action Group
One-day course

Glasgow – 29 October, 2019

Universal credit - effective claims

CPAG Scotland
One-day course