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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

241 topics; 1927 replies
Latest topic: Losing PIP and winning an appeal, can transitional protection be backdated 24 Jun 2019 at 04:03 pm by wbamic

Housing costs

Housing costs

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

1766 topics; 8052 replies
Latest topic: Bedroom tax Decision [2017] UKUT 471 (AAC) 24 Jun 2019 at 04:47 pm by Stuart

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

2527 topics; 12674 replies
Latest topic: Contribution Based ESA 23 Jun 2019 at 07:12 pm by traceyw1

Conditionality and sanctions

Conditionality and sanctions

Universal credit, JSA and ESA conditionality and sanctions issues

51 topics; 227 replies
Latest topic: Refusal to change job coach or re-refer for WCA 14 Jun 2019 at 02:48 pm 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

64 topics; 272 replies
Latest topic: How do you close a tax-free childcare account? 18 Jun 2019 at 05:54 pm by Charles

Residence issues

Residence issues

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

204 topics; 1207 replies
Latest topic: Whether child "would be unable to continue to be educated in the United Kingdom if the person left the United Kingdom for an indefinite period" 20 Jun 2019 at 12:09 pm by Paul_Treloar_AgeUK

Other universal credit issues

Other universal credit issues

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

1468 topics; 7748 replies
Latest topic: Conts based ESA and uc 24 Jun 2019 at 04:33 pm by Income Max

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

1137 topics; 4747 replies
Latest topic: Tax credit overpayment revealed by R2R evidence 21 Jun 2019 at 11:27 pm by Dani Ahrens

Disability benefits

Disability benefits

Personal independence payment, attendance allowance and other disability benefits

1671 topics; 8593 replies
Latest topic: PIP & Sheltered accomodation 21 Jun 2019 at 02:44 pm by NeverSayNo

Benefits for older people

Benefits for older people

Pension credit, retirement pension and other benefits for older people

376 topics; 1559 replies
Latest topic: Notional pension income & continuing to work 24 Jun 2019 at 03:42 pm by WillH

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

1039 topics; 4025 replies
Latest topic: DWP asking for banking details on phone as part of automated questions 24 Jun 2019 at 08:17 pm by stevenmcavoy

Decision making and appeals

Decision making and appeals

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

938 topics; 5265 replies
Latest topic: The devil makes work for idle hands... components of a decision 24 Jun 2019 at 05:17 pm by Elliot Kent

Equalities and human rights

Equalities and human rights

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

39 topics; 68 replies
Latest topic: Refusing to provide any form of interpreters 12 Jun 2019 at 04:53 pm by ClairemHodgson

Other areas of social welfare law

Other areas of social welfare law

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

514 topics; 1451 replies
Latest topic: Funding for immigration advice in London 24 Jun 2019 at 01:58 pm by shawn

Advice sector issues

Advice sector issues

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

894 topics; 3759 replies
Latest topic: Legal Aid: Civil news and updates 17 Jun 2019 at 04:23 pm by shawn