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News and case law


Updated at 2.55 by Charles

UC date of Claim

victoriatodd - 17 February 2020 01:29 PMWe were just discussing that this morning - no doubt we will...

Updated 22 February by Ianb

new benefits rates page

davidsmithp1000 - 22 February 2020 04:35 PMis the benefit cap increasing? Not according to the information tabled in...

Updated 22 February by Sarah-B

Pensions Service Complaints email?

Thank you Steph and Paul ????

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23 February, 2020

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Growing crisis in adult #socialcare risks creating a “system for the rich” that leaves poor communities unable to access the essential help they need, ministers are being warned…

20 February, 2020

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Job vacancy: @CovAdvice are recruiting for a HMRC Caseworker/Support Lead… #rightsjobs

20 February, 2020

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Job vacancy: @phoenixtogether are recruiting for a Welfare Benefits Advisor… #rightsjobs


Coventry – 11 March, 2020

HMRC Caseworker / Support Lead

Coventry Independent Advice Service
22 hours per week (12 month contract)
Up to £17,379 (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension (FTE: £28,966)

London – 2 March, 2020

Welfare Benefits Advisor

Phoenix Community Housing
36 hours per week
£33,778 (plus excellent benefits)

London – 12 March, 2020

Grants Manager

Access to Justice Foundation
Full time hours per week
£40,000 (plus 3% pension contribution)

Training & events

London – 3 March, 2020

Student Union Advice Networking and Learning Event

One-day conference

London – 4 March, 2020

Universal Credit in Practice

Benefits Training Company
One-day course

Belfast – 4 March, 2020

Challenging Negative Housing Decisions

Housing Rights