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News and case law


Updated today at 14.34 by Timothy Seaside

Fratila and Tanase v SSWP - rights of those with pre-settled…

Elliot Kent - 02 March 2021 12:06 PMTimothy Seaside - 02 March 2021 10:43 AM…

Updated today at 09.23 by AlexJ

Disabled Child Element

Under paragraph 31 of schedule 1 of the UC, PIP, JSA and ESA (Decisions and…

Updated 1 March today at 15.04 by Paul_Treloar_AgeUK

UC claims and Post Office Accounts

We’ve just had an update on closing POCA accounts. The Department for Work and Pensions…

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Southwark – 22 March, 2021

Dimbleby and Macmillan Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Citizens Advice Southwark
28 hours per week
NJC Scale SO2 £34,164 to £35,947 per annum pro rata

Bradford – 9 March, 2021

Advice Practitioner

Family Action
37 hours per week
£20,173 - £22,810 per annum

Bradford – 3 March, 2021

Advice Coordinator

Family Action
22.2 hours per week
£26,959 - £29,573 pro rata

Training & events

Online event – 9 March, 2021

How Universal Credit is Calculated

Child Poverty Action Group
Online event

Online event – 9 March, 2021

Exempt Accommodation - the latest position

Online event

Online event – 9 March, 2021

Remote Interviewing Skills

Benefits Training Company
Online event