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We're here for everyone who cares about access to justice. Thousands of people across the UK use rightsnet every day to stay up to date with the latest social welfare law developments, to get casework support, and to test their ideas, share their experience and network with others with a shared interest in using the law to do good things.

It's impossible to overstate the difference rightsnet has made to my work and how it has impacted on my clients | I would not be nearly so good at what I do if it had not been for rightsnet | By far the fastest ... most user friendly way to keep right up to date | Essential to the job, I can't imagine being without it

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News and case law

Reports and briefings

Social Market Foundation – 24 May, 2022

Right time, right place: improving access to civil justice

Institute for Fiscal Studies – 20 May, 2022

The changing cost of childcare


Posted today at 11.23 by UB40

Threats of violence to third parties

I’m looking at what other organizations do when a client threatens violence against a third…

Posted today at 11.19 by CDV Adviser

UC and HB refusing housing costs

My client was in receipt of Housing Benefit from Haringey Council. In October 2021, he…

Posted today at 11.01 by bristol_1

Child benefit compliance team - not answering phone…

Hi my clients’ CB claim is suspended due to an info request from the CB…

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26 May, 2022

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Job vacancy: @ProBonoComm are recruiting for a Welfare Benefits Appeals Clinic Supervisor… #rightsjobs #accesstojustice

25 May, 2022

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Latest #rightsnetupdate, including: - new right to reside UT judgment - government announces plan for new Central London Tribunal Centre - High Court judgment in Roman v Southwark - new council tax regs in Wales

24 May, 2022

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Job vacancy: @advice_matters in Glasgow are recruiting for an Advisor - Tribunal Representation… #rightsjobs #accesstojustice


Remote working – 22 June, 2022

Welfare Benefits Appeals Clinic Supervisor

Pro Bono Community
Up to 20 hours per week
£20-£25 per hour

Glasgow – 6 June, 2022

Advisor - Tribunal Representation

Money Matters Money Advice Centre
35 hours per week
£26,000 - £29,000

Home Based – 5 June, 2022

Senior Benefit Adviser

Parkinson’s UK
Full time
£37,142.28 per year

Training and events

Online event – 6 June, 2022

High Cost Credit

Institute of Money Advisers
Online event across two sessions

Online event – 6 June, 2022

Universal Credit for Disabled People

Child Poverty Action Group
Online event across two sessions

Online event – 6 June, 2022

Introduction to Welfare Benefits

Benefits Training Company
Online event