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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.

24 July, 2019

Tribunal must make sufficient factual findings and give reasons when deciding whether claimant's condition qualifies as a prescribed disease

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24 July, 2019

Fan heater, hair dryer and hot water tap used to ease symptoms of peripheral neuropathy counted as aids in relation to Activity 5 'Managing toilet needs or incontinence'

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23 July, 2019

Regulations laid for universal credit managed migration pilot

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23 July, 2019

Secretary of State confirms she is laying regulations to enable universal credit managed migration pilot to start this month

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23 July, 2019

MPs call on government to fully compensate all claimants who lose out financially through universal credit natural migration

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23 July, 2019

DWP sets out commitment to support prisoners in joint partnership agreement with Ministry of Justice

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23 July, 2019

Court of Session rules that there is a statutory right of review against a decision refusing homelessness assistance on the basis of right to reside

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23 July, 2019

Court of Appeal considers enforceability of future income payment order payments where a later bankruptcy commences after discharge from earlier bankruptcy

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23 July, 2019

FCA launches consultation on fair treatment of vulnerable customers by financial services firms

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23 July, 2019

FCA recommends government action to increase availability of credit union loans

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23 July, 2019

Administering disability benefit mandatory reconsiderations and appeals cost almost £67 million in 2018/2019

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23 July, 2019

Government to extend redundancy protection period to six months for new mothers returning to work

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23 July, 2019

Call for evidence launched on Homelessness Reduction Act 2017

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22 July, 2019

MPs urge government to pass regulations for managed migration pilot and SDP transitional payments

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22 July, 2019

Regulation-making powers for managed migration to universal credit brought into force

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22 July, 2019

Commencement of main provisions of the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019

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22 July, 2019

Government confirms it will legislate to limit misuse of confidentiality clauses in employment contracts

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