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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.

12 August, 2022

Government to begin ‘naming and shaming’ failing social landlords in England

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12 August, 2022

Government needs to make urgent ‘pandemic style’ policy interventions to protect jobs and incomes during the cost of living crisis

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11 August, 2022

DWP will need to make an assessment of its priorities before it can consider proposal to produce official universal credit WCA statistics

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11 August, 2022 Open access

25 per cent of Homes for Ukraine sponsors intend to only continue hosting arrangements for six months or less

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11 August, 2022

Numbers of landlord and mortgage claims for possessions in England and Wales continue to rise

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11 August, 2022

Welsh Government reopens registration for one-off £500 payment to unpaid carers

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11 August, 2022 Open access

Temporary housing changes introduced in Scotland at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic made permanent

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11 August, 2022 Open access

Bankruptcy rules amended in Scotland to make similar provision to temporary changes introduced at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic

More Debt news

10 August, 2022

Anti-test case rule did not prevent housing benefit claimant from relying on CJEU ruling that affiliation to NHS satisfies comprehensive sickness insurance requirement for right to reside as a self-sufficient person

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10 August, 2022

Process for escalating complaints to the Housing Ombudsman Service to be made easier from October 2022

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9 August, 2022

Government must at least double the current £1,200 cost of living support package to prevent a difficult winter becoming a catastrophe

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9 August, 2022

Entitlement and payment rules for the new cost of living additional payments

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9 August, 2022

Government launches consultation on proposals for distribution of funding to support first year of reforms to the adult social care system in England

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8 August, 2022

Urgent government action needed to bridge the cost of living gap faced by the lowest income families

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8 August, 2022

DWP confirms second ‘test and learn’ pilot to exchange care home admissions and funding information with local authorities by secure email rather than post

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8 August, 2022

Preparation and use of witness statements in Employment Tribunal proceedings in Scotland

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8 August, 2022

Almost 90 per cent of local authorities in England think that some or all of the government’s adult social care reforms should be delayed

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