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15 December by Weeman

Overpayment of Pension Credit (GC)

Hi all My customer lost her PIP in July 2019.  I requested a mandatory reconsideration...

Updated 15 December by Va1der


Numerous grants and charitable aid specifically available around Christmas, including for presents for wee ones...

Updated 14 December by victoriatodd

attempting to make a new claim for WTC under the SDP…

Thanks for the update - we have raised the issue with HMRC just to check...

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15 December, 2019

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Charities helping the most vulnerable in society have reported an increase in support after the Conservative victory in the general election…

13 December, 2019

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Hi @DisabilityWales ... you can follow the development of this story from March 2019 over on rightsnet……

13 December, 2019

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Job vacancy: @MaryWardLegal are recruiting for a Money Advice Caseworker… #rightsjobs


Holborn, London – 13 January, 2020

Money Advice Caseworker

Mary Ward Legal Centre
35 hours per week

London Borough of Camden – 13 January, 2020

Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Camden Community Law Centre
35 hours per week
£33,000 pa

Victoria, London – 10 January, 2020

Casework Assistant

35 hours per week (full time)
£22,000 pa (plus pension)

Training & events

London – 9 January, 2020

Introduction to Welfare Benefits

Benefits Training Company
One-day course

Belfast – 13 January, 2020

Housing Advice Training Programme

Housing Rights
Monday, January 13 2020 to Monday, February 3 2020

Glasgow – 13 January, 2020

Introduction to welfare rights

CPAG Scotland
5 day course