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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.

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News and case law


Updated today at 00.29 by Charles

Is unpaid statutory sick pay treated as notional income…

This is an interesting one. I would argue that as Reg 77 is expressed as…

Updated 3 December today at 21.04 by bigbill

Scottish £500 COVID bonus to NHS and care workers

For many still on the old benefits getting that extra £500? Housing Benefit will take…

Updated 3 December today at 19.04 by Timothy Seaside

LHA rate for care leavers

Chrissum - 03 December 2020 02:53 PM Timothy I had picked up on the importance…

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3 December, 2020

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Job vacancy: @ENABLEScotland are recruiting for a Welfare Rights Adviser… #rightsjobs

2 December, 2020

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Job vacancy: @lah_casalatina is recruiting for a Consultant - Legal and Social Adviser Services… #rightsjobs

1 December, 2020

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The @LegalAidAgency is inviting tenders to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme services in Bedford and Reading…


London – 22 December, 2020

Consultant - Legal and Social Adviser Services

Latin American House
Full time

Edinburgh – 17 December, 2020

Welfare Rights Adviser

ENABLE Scotland
35 hours per week

Ilford, currently home working – 7 December, 2020

EUSS Adviser (OISC Level 2)

Citizens Advice Redbridge
Full time

Training & events

Online event – 11 December, 2020

Coronavirus and benefits - sickness, furlough and redundancy

CPAG Scotland
Online event

Online Event – 15 December, 2020

Best Practice in Completing the PIP Questionnaire

Child Poverty Action Group
Online event

Online event – 15 December, 2020

Universal Credit in Depth, Part 1

Benefits Training Company
Online event