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News and case law


Updated 18 September today at 17.11 by unhindered by talent

WTC Mixed Age Couple, Current Ill, self-employed

From gov,uk Qualifying rules To qualify, you must: have been in paid work and have…

Updated 18 September today at 16.22 by Paus17

DLA high care - when does night time start?

Ruth_T - 17 September 2020 08:14 PMAccording to caselaw, “Night” is “that period of inactivity”…

Updated 18 September today at 15.39 by Steph F

joint tenant and UC

Elliot Kent - 18 September 2020 11:24 AMThis is a common issue referred to in…

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19 September, 2020

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Job vacancy: @CAHFservice are recruiting for a Digital Money Adviser… #rightsjobs

17 September, 2020

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Ministerial statement just out - SDP transitional payments in #universalcredit will convert to transitional elements on 8 October 2020 - this means they will be subject to erosion if other elements (other than childcare) increase…

16 September, 2020

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Job vacancy: @CAGuildford are recruiting for an Advice Services Manager… #rightsjobs


Hammersmith and Fulham (remote working) – 5 October, 2020

Digital Money Adviser

Hammersmith and Fulham
30 hours per week

Guildford – 5 October, 2020

Advice Services Manager

Citizens Advice Guildford
37 hours per week
£28,000 - £30,000 FTE

Oxford – 6 October, 2020

Money Adviser

Oxford Community Work Agency
14 hours a week
£25,000 to £28,000 per annum (pro rata) dependant on experience

Training & events

Online event – 28 September, 2020

Online Certificate in Generalist Advice

Law Centre NI
Online event

Online event – 28 September, 2020

Wiseradviser: Understanding Debt Liability

Advice NI
Online event

Online event – 29 September, 2020

Introduction to Welfare Benefits, Part 1

Benefits Training Company
Online event