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Universal credit administration

Universal credit administration

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

2564 topics; 12968 replies
Latest topic: Transfer of 3rd Party debts 18 Jul 2024 at 05:08 pm by Kelly

Universal credit migration

Universal credit migration

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

594 topics; 4535 replies
Latest topic: Unwell 18 year old for TCs but not UC 18 Jul 2024 at 08:32 pm by dereksi

Housing costs

Housing costs

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

2362 topics; 10522 replies
Latest topic: HB and CTr value of property , former family home 15 Jul 2024 at 11:46 am by Diogenes

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

2969 topics; 14681 replies
Latest topic: Retrospective medical evidence R(IS) 8/93 for LCW/LCWRA 18 Jul 2024 at 04:04 pm by Andyp5 Citizens Advice Bridport & District

Conditionality and sanctions

Conditionality and sanctions

Universal credit, JSA and ESA conditionality and sanctions issues

93 topics; 385 replies
Latest topic: Private Rooms at Job Centres 21 May 2024 at 11:03 am by Jo_Smith

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

161 topics; 545 replies
Latest topic: Refugee ChB claims - Fast Track? 18 Jul 2024 at 12:23 pm by JPCHC

Residence issues

Residence issues

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

474 topics; 2401 replies
Latest topic: Client has been told that needs to claim UC as ESA has to stop as she has moved from N Ireland to England 18 Jul 2024 at 03:25 pm by Rosie W

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

1253 topics; 5144 replies
Latest topic: Tax credit regulation 26 A 10 Jul 2024 at 04:22 am by Ruth Knox

Disability benefits

Disability benefits

Personal independence payment, attendance allowance and other disability benefits

2269 topics; 11197 replies
Latest topic: Online PIPS claims 18 Jul 2024 at 05:06 pm by BCD

Benefits for older people

Benefits for older people

Pension credit, retirement pension and other benefits for older people

586 topics; 2619 replies
Latest topic: SDP run on when carer moves in 16 Jul 2024 at 09:33 pm by Elliot Kent

Devolved benefit issues

Devolved benefit issues

A new forum created in response to requests from advisers for a space to discuss and share information relating to the range of new benefits and related issues in Scotland

28 topics; 88 replies
Latest topic: Free online debt advice handbook 10 Jul 2024 at 11:04 am by Kelly

Covid-19 issues

Covid-19 issues

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

426 topics; 2342 replies
Latest topic: list of easements 19 Sep 2023 at 11:20 am by JPCHC

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

1482 topics; 5713 replies
Latest topic: DWP fails to meet Information Commissioner deadline for possible benefit related deaths 17 Jul 2024 at 01:48 pm by Owen_Stevens

Decision making and appeals

Decision making and appeals

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

1327 topics; 7030 replies
Latest topic: email address for cardiff processing centre 18 Jul 2024 at 11:43 am by Dan Manville

Other areas of social welfare law

Other areas of social welfare law

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

744 topics; 1793 replies
Latest topic: EHRC consulting on its strategic plan for 2025-2028 11 Jul 2024 at 11:13 am by Daphne

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

1145 topics; 4827 replies
Latest topic: Updates on stakeholder meetings 16 Jul 2024 at 02:48 pm by Daphne

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

62 topics; 731 replies
Latest topic: Tribute act 18 Jul 2024 at 10:02 am by juliem

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