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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.

22 May, 2024

Tribunal considering claim for universal credit backdating from claimant with disability failed to consider whether hypothetical person in his circumstances could reasonably have been expected to make claim earlier

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21 May, 2024

Advice sector raises serious concerns about DWP’s approach to sharing information about calculation of transitional protection under universal credit

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21 May, 2024

Government responds to call from Select Committee Chairs for written ministerial statement setting out rationale for changing the universal credit migration date for ESA claimants

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21 May, 2024

AI-powered ‘personal assistants’ to be rolled out across jobcentres nationwide

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21 May, 2024

Tribunal must have regard to all the evidence when putting claimant’s credibility into question

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21 May, 2024

DWP issues guidance to local authorities that administer housing benefit on the introduction of carer support payment in Scotland

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21 May, 2024

Welsh Government’s Rent and Service Charge Standard extended to March 2026

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20 May, 2024

Court of Appeal rules that Care Act 2014 does not impose a duty on local authorities to provide accommodation if the individual is eligible for housing under the Housing Act 1996

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20 May, 2024

Local Citizens Advice offices in NW England partner with the government to trial the use of an AI-powered ‘co-pilot’ in the delivery of advice services

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20 May, 2024

Regulator highlights importance of telecoms providers making debt support information available to vulnerable customers

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20 May, 2024

Government launches consultation on proposed new rights for social housing tenants to request information about the management of their homes

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20 May, 2024

Round-up of recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case law

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17 May, 2024

Almost 135,000 people currently have an outstanding carer’s allowance debt, with more than £250 million owed in total

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17 May, 2024

Providing for victims of forced marriage or transnational marriage abandonment to be eligible for housing and homelessness assistance

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17 May, 2024

Government launches consultation on clarifications to TUPE provisions in light of case law that has ‘introduced uncertainty’

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17 May, 2024

High Court rules that council tax listing officer’s decision to list each en-suite bedroom in shared flats separately, rather than treat them as a single dwelling, was lawful

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17 May, 2024

‘National Landlords Register’ needed to help manage and enforce standards in the private rented sector, says Labour-commissioned review

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