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News and case law


Updated today at 16.09 by Ianb

Mandatory reconsideration only via specific form?

And yet here it says “If you get Universal Credit If you get Universal…

Posted 7 May today at 21.32 by Adam BCFU

Fluctuating Conditions

Hi This may sound like a bizarre question but is there any caselaw on fluctuating…

Updated 7 May today at 17.59 by Gareth Morgan

MH/RJ review questions in the context of 2 cases

Interested to hear what happens here. At WRAC yesterday we heard of a similar case…

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7 May, 2021

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Job vacancy: @SouthwarkCAB are recruiting for a Generalist Advice Worker / Advice Session Supervisor… #accesstojustice #rightsjobs

7 May, 2021

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Job vacancy: @SouthwarkCAB are recruiting for a Dimbleby & Macmillan Welfare Benefits Caseworker… #accesstojustice #rightsjobs

7 May, 2021

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'The secretary of state is saying that she was acting without lawful authority' ... 'the circumstances in which a department of state acts without clear knowledge of its powers ... raises issues of genuine significance'…


London – 2 June, 2021

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

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

London – 1 June, 2021

Dimbleby & Macmillan Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Citizens Advice Southwark
21 hours per week
£34,164 to £35,947 per annum pro rata

Paddock Wood – 31 May, 2021

Senior Adviser and Project Lead

Paddock Wood Community Advice Centre
10 hours a week
£6,944.44 per annum

Training & events

Online event – 17 May, 2021

Introduction to Welfare Benefits

Benefits Training Company
Online event

Online event – 18 May, 2021

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Benefits Training Company
Online event

Online event – 19 May, 2021

Limited Capability For Work in UC

Child Poverty Action Group
Online event