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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.

17 November, 2020

Government publishes social housing white paper setting out proposals to give tenants a stronger voice and to help ‘refocus the sector on its social mission’

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16 November, 2020 Open access

Stay on bailiff enforcement of eviction action reintroduced until 11 January 2021

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16 November, 2020

Reallocation of monthly earnings to different universal credit assessment periods

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16 November, 2020 Open access

Devolved nations call on Work and Pensions Secretary to develop a ‘more strategic approach’ to benefit take-up

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16 November, 2020 Open access

More than 40 per cent of new benefit claimants during coronavirus crisis have seen their incomes fall by more than a quarter

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16 November, 2020

Employment case law round up

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13 November, 2020 Open access

Government issues new Treasury Direction in relation to the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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13 November, 2020

Commencement of Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020

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13 November, 2020

High Court rules that a judgment entered in default against a housing authority must be set aside as, although Acknowledgment of Service was received out of time, it was filed before judgment was entered

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13 November, 2020 Open access

High Court rules that UK Government has failed to properly apply provisions within EU health and safety directives to ‘gig economy’ workers

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13 November, 2020

SSAC raises concerns that new arrangements to reallocate earnings to different universal credit assessment periods are overly reliant on claimants having to notify the DWP

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13 November, 2020

More than 40 per cent of universal credit awards had deductions applied in August 2020

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13 November, 2020

Implementing provisions of the EU Posting of Workers Directive relating to agency workers in Northern Ireland

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12 November, 2020

Court of Appeal considers whether public sector employer’s pay freeze policy was based on ‘cost alone’ and therefore did not have a legitimate aim capable of justifying indirect age discrimination

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12 November, 2020

Fully automated solution to reallocating earnings to different universal credit assessment period is ‘a way off’, says DWP Change Director General

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12 November, 2020 Open access

First six months of coronavirus pandemic saw a 47 per cent increase in need for help from Trussell Trust’s food banks

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12 November, 2020 Open access

New possession actions remained at unprecedented low levels in three months to September 2020

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