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Daily news and case law updates across five areas of social welfare law: welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment and community care. Subscribe for updates.

30 July, 2021

TUC calls on government to ban use of umbrella companies to employ agency staff

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29 July, 2021

Court of Appeal rules that a Rent Repayment Order can only be made against an immediate landlord

More Housing case law

29 July, 2021

Tribunal found to have breached procedural rules in relation to panel composition, appearance of bias, and limiting claimant’s rights to withdraw appeal

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29 July, 2021

Department for Communities confirms Steps 2 Success programme closed for all participants with effect from 31 March 2021

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29 July, 2021 Open access

Number of individuals on furlough drops below two million for first time since CJRS introduced

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28 July, 2021

82-year-old claimant who was ‘drowned in paperwork’ could not reasonably have been expected to realise that local authority error in treatment of Teachers’ Pension meant he was being overpaid

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28 July, 2021

Labour Party announces plan to give workers automatic right to flexible working

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28 July, 2021

Success of Housing First’s flexible delivery model is being put at risk by ‘broken’ systems and services it needs to interact with

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28 July, 2021

Systemic issues are indicative of a general erosion of the visibility, capacity and status of councils’ complaint functions, says Ombudsman

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27 July, 2021

Urgent reform of legal aid needed to ensure that the most vulnerable have access to justice, say MPs

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27 July, 2021

Labour Party announces policy intention to create a single status of ‘worker’

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27 July, 2021

Housing Minister announces £3.7 million Respite Rooms Trial Programme to provide accommodation and support for victims of violence and abuse

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27 July, 2021

Government must learn from the success of its Covid-19 response and continue its increased investment in homelessness services

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27 July, 2021

When a claimant’s experienced representative does not address an issue raised by an appeal, the First-tier Tribunal is still under a duty to consider it

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27 July, 2021

Enhancement to state pension accrued through living and working in New Zealand is not payable where claimant is not resident in the UK or EEA or Switzerland

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27 July, 2021

Nothern Ireland Communities Minister urges UK Government to retain £20 uplift to universal credit and working tax credit

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27 July, 2021 Open access

Local authorities underspent Scottish Welfare Fund’s £60 million budget by £10 million in the year to 31 March 2021

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