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Universal credit administration

Universal credit administration

Administrative issues relating to universal credit, for example claims, payments, deductions and overpayments

2117 topics; 11138 replies
Latest topic: New claim advance- what is the entitlement cut off point? 27 May 2022 at 05:30 pm by Jo_Smith

Universal credit migration

Universal credit migration

Issues relating to the transition to universal credit full service, and natural and managed migration

475 topics; 3566 replies
Latest topic: people being wrongly advised they have to move to UC if their tax credits change 27 May 2022 at 01:32 pm by Charles

Housing costs

Housing costs

Housing benefit, and housing costs under universal credit, pension credit and legacy benefits

2134 topics; 9629 replies
Latest topic: UC and HB refusing housing costs 27 May 2022 at 10:19 am by Rebecca Lough

Work capability issues and ESA

Work capability issues and ESA

Limited capability for work (LCW) and for work-related activity (LCWRA) under universal credit, and issues relating to ESA

2819 topics; 13995 replies
Latest topic: ESA and works pensions 26 May 2022 at 03:23 pm by Paul_Treloar_AgeUK

Conditionality and sanctions

Conditionality and sanctions

Universal credit, JSA and ESA conditionality and sanctions issues

71 topics; 314 replies
Latest topic: UC claimant commitment - second opinion and review 26 May 2022 at 10:00 am by Mr Finch

Children and childcare

Children and childcare

Children and childcare issues, including under universal credit, tax credits and pension credit, plus child benefit and guardian’s allowance

128 topics; 427 replies
Latest topic: Child benefit compliance team - not answering phone line 26 May 2022 at 11:01 am by bristol_1

Residence issues

Residence issues

Right to reside, habitual residence, EU law and immigration status

382 topics; 2028 replies
Latest topic: Pre settled status following maternity leave. 27 May 2022 at 12:04 pm by HarlowAC

Income support, JSA and tax credits

Income support, JSA and tax credits

Legacy benefit issues in relation to income support, JSA, working tax credit and child tax credit

1217 topics; 5008 replies
Latest topic: DWP trawling old debts? 23 May 2022 at 09:36 am by Helen Rogers

Disability benefits

Disability benefits

Personal independence payment, attendance allowance and other disability benefits

2041 topics; 10179 replies
Latest topic: Adult Disability Payment 25 May 2022 at 04:09 pm by Va1der

Benefits for older people

Benefits for older people

Pension credit, retirement pension and other benefits for older people

506 topics; 2204 replies
Latest topic: Pension Credit Processing Delays 27 May 2022 at 09:29 am by SarahBatty

Covid-19 issues

Covid-19 issues

Discussion and casework support related to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

423 topics; 2327 replies
Latest topic: Past Presence Test and Covid 4 Mar 2022 at 11:35 am by Keena

Other benefit issues

Other benefit issues

Issues relating to other benefits, for example bereavement benefits, carer's allowance/supplement, statutory payments and the social fund

1293 topics; 5061 replies
Latest topic: Change of Benefits Affecting Cost of Living Support? 27 May 2022 at 07:25 pm by Elliot Kent

Decision making and appeals

Decision making and appeals

DWP, local authority and HMRC decision-making, and the mandatory reconsideration and appeal processes

1177 topics; 6418 replies
Latest topic: Anyone else having problems with HMCTS Harlow? 20 May 2022 at 03:16 pm by Mike Hughes

Other areas of social welfare law

Other areas of social welfare law

Debt, employment, housing, community care and more ....

669 topics; 1681 replies
Latest topic: Covid: discharging untested patients into care homes was unlawful, says court 27 Apr 2022 at 11:41 am by Paul_Treloar_AgeUK

Access to justice and advice sector issues

Access to justice and advice sector issues

Issues across the access to justice and advice sector, including funding, legal aid, and policy & practice

1044 topics; 4476 replies
Latest topic: Threats of violence to third parties 27 May 2022 at 05:16 pm by Mike Hughes

The Social

The Social

New forum, initially launched in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, designed to support advisers including the many who are now working at home or apart from colleagues

33 topics; 492 replies
Latest topic: New novel due out 25/9/22 25 May 2022 at 06:11 pm by Andrew Dutton

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