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Reports and briefings

Centre for Homelessness Impact – 30 July, 2021

Women, homelessness and violence: what works?


Living Wage Foundation – 29 July, 2021

More than 3.5 million people in low paid, insecure work



Discussion

Posted today at 04.08 by Charles

Benefit cap calculated incorrectly

I have a client whose UC award has been badly miscalculated. They have applied the…

Updated 30 July today at 17.48 by Ianb

Client refused LHA as the property is not registered…

The background issue to this is that letting the ‘granny flat’ on a commercial basis…

Updated 30 July today at 17.06 by mycatismo

DWP concedes new ‘transitional protection’ judicial…

Does anyone know the background to the Deadman and Ryan case? Did they make their…


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30 July, 2021

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Rightsjobs

Southwark – 23 August, 2021

Money Advice Caseworker

Citizens Advice Southwark
Full time
£31,455 to £33,290 per annum

Southwark, London – 9 August, 2021

Adviser (Generalist Advice Worker / Advice Session Supervisor or Trainee)

Citizens Advice Southwark
Full time
£31,455 to £33,290 per annum

UK-wide – 15 August, 2021

Freelance Trainers - Social Welfare Law

Pro Bono Community
Freelance opportunity


Training and events

Online event – 9 August, 2021

Facing Courts and Tribunals

Institute of Money Advisers
Online event - Two half days

Online event – 11 August, 2021

Money Advice Legal Update

Institute of Money Advisers
Online event - Two half days

Online event – 16 August, 2021

DRO: The Tricky Bits

Institute of Money Advisers
Online event - Two half days