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News and case law

Reports and briefings


Updated 20 January by Ianb

AA claim alongside PIP appeal

Dealing with point 2) regarding whether or not mobility is in play. I think this…

Updated 20 January by Ianb

Numbers offered access to new PIP online claims process

Thanks for that, Daphne. It is very useful. Haven’t dealt with any yet but when…

Updated 20 January by UB40

UC refuse to re-assess when condition deteriorates

If the Work Coach doesn’t know how to do it .......a claimant can generate the…

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20 January, 2022

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More than a quarter of tax credit debts transferred to universal credit for recovery are more than five years old… #rightsnetupdate

20 January, 2022

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DWP confirms it is continuing to explore how 'blockchain technologies' could be used to issue welfare benefit payments… #rightsnetupdate

20 January, 2022

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New regs: Miscellaneous amendments to council tax reduction schemes in Wales… #rightsnetupdate


London – 9 February, 2022

Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Mary Ward Legal Centre
21 hours per week
£33,000 (pro rata 0.6)

Ripley, Derbyshire – 6 February, 2022

Benefits Information and Advice Officer - 2 posts

Derbyshire County Council
18.5 and 30 hours a week
Grade 9 (£25,753 - £27,629) Pro rata

Bromley – 21 February, 2022

Information & Advice Manager

Age UK Bromley & Greenwich
37.5 hours per week
£30,000 - £34,000 (DOE)

Training and events

Online event – 28 January, 2022

Discrimination Law Conference 2022

Trades Union Congress
Online event

Online event – 31 January, 2022

Your benefits and the law: Introduction to Welfare Benefits

University of Liverpool
Online event across ten sessions

Online event – 31 January, 2022

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP

Child Poverty Action Group
Online event