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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.

7 May, 2024

Lords Committee criticises ‘inexplicable’ lack of data evaluating previous AET increases in light of new regulations that implement a further increase this month

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7 May, 2024

Round-up of recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case law

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3 May, 2024

DWP research finds little evidence that Sector-based Work Academy Programme has moved claimants directly into employment

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3 May, 2024

Household Support Fund grant allocations to local authorities in England for the 6 months to September 2024

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3 May, 2024

Scottish Government announces roll out of carer support payment to ten new local authorities, with national roll out to follow in November 2024

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3 May, 2024

Welsh Government awarded almost 250,000 Discretionary Assistance Fund grant payments in 2023/2024

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2 May, 2024

HMRC warns claimants that it is issuing tax credit renewal notices that may show predicted payments for 2025/2026 that are ‘automatically generated and should be disregarded’

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2 May, 2024

Significant proportion of new claims are not being processed within planned timescales for DWP-administered benefits

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2 May, 2024

APPGs calls for NRPF condition to be strictly limited to five years for those on routes to settlement in the UK 

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2 May, 2024

Round-up of recent decisions of the Housing Ombudsman

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1 May, 2024

Permitting universal credit or pension credit claims where partner is self-sufficient EEA national relying on UK claimant’s legacy benefits

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1 May, 2024

Less than 65,000 people with disabilities were helped into work by Work and Health Programme in period from April 2018 to November 2023

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1 May, 2024

Round-up of recent Upper Tribunal housing case law

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1 May, 2024

Monthly average shortfall between private rents and local housing allowance in Northern Ireland increases to almost £130 for households claiming universal credit housing element

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30 April, 2024

Increasing fraud trends in wider society prevent DWP from substantially reducing level of fraud and error in benefit spending

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30 April, 2024

Amendment of housing benefit regulations consequent upon removal of requirement for the self-employed to pay Class 2 national insurance contributions

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30 April, 2024

Almost 35,000 households were threatened with homelessness and owed a prevention duty in quarter to December 2023

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