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Universal credit migration

Universal credit migration

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

143 topics; 1062 replies
Latest topic: Managed migration won’t start until November 2020 14 Dec 2018 at 04:31 pm by stuart

Housing costs

Housing costs

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

1709 topics; 7731 replies
Latest topic: HB, UCLS and evictions -- all because Landlords changed 12 Dec 2018 at 03:23 pm by MKM35

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

2444 topics; 12250 replies
Latest topic: ESA – migration cases – inaccurate IRESA assessments? 14 Dec 2018 at 06:35 pm by Jo_Smith

Conditionality and sanctions

Conditionality and sanctions

Universal credit, JSA and ESA conditionality and sanctions issues

36 topics; 188 replies
Latest topic: Sanctions and zero hours contracts 10 Dec 2018 at 12:16 pm by ClairemHodgson

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

57 topics; 223 replies
Latest topic: Two Child Policy - government responds to consultation and confirms April 2017 start 5 Dec 2018 at 01:10 pm by Daphne

Residence issues

Residence issues

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

143 topics; 816 replies
Latest topic: UC and domestic violence (EEA National) 14 Dec 2018 at 03:18 pm by ros

Other universal credit issues

Other universal credit issues

Miscellaneous universal credit issues, for example relating to claims, payments, overpayments, administration or policy

1323 topics; 6987 replies
Latest topic: Reasons we need Implicit Consent or Signed Consent in Full Service 13 Dec 2018 at 04:36 pm by Andrew Dutton

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

1111 topics; 4630 replies
Latest topic: Starting WTC after UC following successful PIP claim 14 Dec 2018 at 02:36 pm by Mark Willis

Disability benefits

Disability benefits

Personal independence payment, attendance allowance and other disability benefits

1581 topics; 8161 replies
Latest topic: PIP/DLA or lord Lucan..... 14 Dec 2018 at 01:09 pm by benefitsadviser

Benefits for older people

Benefits for older people

Pension credit, retirement pension and other benefits for older people

337 topics; 1318 replies
Latest topic: Category D over 80 pension 11 Dec 2018 at 10:43 am by MickD

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

980 topics; 3858 replies
Latest topic: Social Policy Association blogs on poverty and benefits policy 14 Dec 2018 at 12:25 pm by stuart

Decision making and appeals

Decision making and appeals

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

871 topics; 4788 replies
Latest topic: UC Centre Gatekeeping regarding responding to Mandatory Reconsideration applications 7 Dec 2018 at 03:41 pm by BC Welfare Rights

Equalities and human rights

Equalities and human rights

Equalities, discrimination and human rights issues, delivered in partnership with the Equality and Human Rights Commission

30 topics; 55 replies
Latest topic: Introduction of NHS charging for overseas visitors not in breach of Equality Act 14 Dec 2018 at 02:14 pm by stuart

Other areas of social welfare law

Other areas of social welfare law

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

478 topics; 1399 replies
Latest topic: Exceptional case funding for legal aid - free guide 14 Dec 2018 at 05:02 pm by Elliot Kent

Advice sector issues

Advice sector issues

Issues affecting the wider advice sector, including funding, legal aid, and policy & practice

865 topics; 3581 replies
Latest topic: New rightsnet search 14 Dec 2018 at 10:08 am by shawn