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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

211 topics; 1652 replies
Latest topic: ESA Linking Rules & Prison - 23 Apr 2019 at 04:45 pm by Zeyneb Duman

Housing costs

Housing costs

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

1752 topics; 7959 replies
Latest topic: Hardy v Sandwell and DHPs 24 Apr 2019 at 06:20 am by Ruth Knox

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

2509 topics; 12559 replies
Latest topic: Credits Only ESA 23 Apr 2019 at 04:42 pm by bristol_1

Conditionality and sanctions

Conditionality and sanctions

Universal credit, JSA and ESA conditionality and sanctions issues

48 topics; 212 replies
Latest topic: Student Without Parental Support Looking for Work in Summer Holidays 17 Apr 2019 at 11:53 am by Charles

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

63 topics; 266 replies
Latest topic: CPAG to appeal to Supreme Court against today’s Court of Appeal judgment on two-child limit 16 Apr 2019 at 02:34 pm by Ros

Residence issues

Residence issues

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

183 topics; 1090 replies
Latest topic: UK national and co-ordination rules 24 Apr 2019 at 09:23 am by Rosie W

Other universal credit issues

Other universal credit issues

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

1425 topics; 7429 replies
Latest topic: Universal Credit and paying for social care charges 24 Apr 2019 at 09:51 am by BC Welfare Rights

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

1127 topics; 4710 replies
Latest topic: Treatment of RSUs as income for Tax Credits 22 Apr 2019 at 09:44 am by Carolyn McA

Disability benefits

Disability benefits

Personal independence payment, attendance allowance and other disability benefits

1646 topics; 8514 replies
Latest topic: Hearing aid - 30% hearing loss in one ear is acceptable! 24 Apr 2019 at 09:41 am by Chrissum

Benefits for older people

Benefits for older people

Pension credit, retirement pension and other benefits for older people

356 topics; 1441 replies
Latest topic: can EEA national claim pension from EU country and also get HB in the UK? 23 Apr 2019 at 10:29 pm by Sue123

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

1022 topics; 3961 replies
Latest topic: Working with representatives guidance 23 Apr 2019 at 12:38 pm by shawn

Decision making and appeals

Decision making and appeals

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

916 topics; 5107 replies
Latest topic: HMCTS user communications survey 23 Apr 2019 at 04:48 pm by ClairemHodgson

Equalities and human rights

Equalities and human rights

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

38 topics; 62 replies
Latest topic: Joint Committee on Human Rights probes government on draft Domestic Abuse Bill 12 Apr 2019 at 01:02 pm by Ros

Other areas of social welfare law

Other areas of social welfare law

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

503 topics; 1436 replies
Latest topic: Court of Appeal finds LA social housing allocation unlawfully discriminates on basis of race 18 Apr 2019 at 03:14 pm by Daphne

Advice sector issues

Advice sector issues

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

884 topics; 3735 replies
Latest topic: SSAC is recruiting 23 Apr 2019 at 12:23 pm by shawn