Links to key websites that hold legislation, official guidance, caselaw, and other reference materials.

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DWP appeals guide | Appeal forms | HMRC Appeals, Reviews and Tribunals Guidance Manual

Benefits A-Z

Benefits A-Z

Benefit rates

Benefit & tax credit rates


Benefits calculator: entitledto | Benefits calculator: Turn2us | Benefits for older people: Rights Advice Scotland, Angus and Glasgow City Councils | Benefit cap calculator: | Child benefit tax calculator: | Pension credit calculator: | State pension forecast: | State pension top up calculator: | Statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay calculator: | Statutory maternity pay calendar: Ceridian | Statutory sick pay calculator: | Tax credits calculator: | Tax credits entitlement tables:

Case law (Upper Tribunal)

Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal | Northern Ireland Digest of Case-law | Upper tribunal cases (rightsnet welfare rights case law) |

Case law (Commissioners archive)

Commissioners decisions archive (From the 1940s to the present day)

Case law (Higher Courts)

HM Courts & Tribunals Service | Scottish Courts | Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service | Supreme Court judgments | House of Lords judgments | British & Irish Legal Information Institute | European Court of Justice | European Court of Human Rights | EUR-lex | rightsnet welfare benefit case law: High Court | Court of Appeal | Court of SessionHouse of Lords | Supreme Court | ECJ | ECHR

Case management software

Lasa's AIMS (Advice & Information Management System) software is a client contact database especially designed to meet the needs of advice and information providers.

Claim forms

Attendance allowance | Bereavement allowance | Bereavement payment | Bereavement support payment | Budgeting loans | Carer's Allowance | Child benefit | Child tax credit | Cold weather payment | DLA (children) | Funeral payments | Guardian's allowance | ESA | Housing benefit | Income support | Industrial injuries benefit | JSA | Maternity allowance | Pension credit | Personal independence payment | Retirement Pension | Statutory adoption pay | Statutory maternity pay | Statutory sick pay | Universal credit | War widow(er) pension | Widowed parent's allowance | Winter fuel payment | Working tax credit |

Community care

Care and support statutory guidance | rightsnet community care news | rightsnet community care case law |

Council tax support

Debt and money advice

Debt and money factsheets - England and Wales: Citizens Advice | Credit and debt factsheets - Scotland: Citizens Advice Scotland |  Debt information and advice: StepChange | Factsheets and guides - England and Wales: National Debtline | Factsheets and guides - Scotland: National Debtline | rightsnet debt news | rightsnet debt case law

DWP administrative guidance

Advice for Decision Making | Decision Makers Guide | Decision Makers Guide (Northern Ireland) | Benefit overpayment recovery guide | Fraud investigations - staff guide | Suspension and Termination GuideJobseeker's Allowance for 16-17 Year-Olds: Making a Severe Hardship Decision | National Insurance Number Allocations: staff guide | Agents, Appointees, Attorneys and Deputies Guide | Working with representatives | Financial Redress for Injustice Resulting from Maladministration | Third Party Payments Creditor Handbook


Advice A-Z - ACAS | Work Rights: TUC Worksmart | rightsnet employment news | rightsnet employment case law


Shelter: England | Shelter: Scotland | Shelter Cymru | Citizens Advice: England | Citizens Advice: Scotland | Citizens Advice: Wales | Citizens Advice: Northern Ireland | rightsnet housing news | rightsnet housing case law

Housing benefit

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit Guidance Manual | Housing Benefit Decision Makers Guide (Northern Ireland) | Local Housing Allowance | Local Housing Allowance Guidance Manual | Local Housing Allowance Guide (Northern Ireland) | Local reference rents levels | HB Circulars | HB Bulletins | DWP HB Overpayments Guidance | Fraud and Error Reduction Incentive SchemeDiscretionary Housing Payments Guidance Manual

HMRC guidance

Child Benefit Technical Manual | Tax Credits Technical Manual | Tax Credits Manual | Tax Credits Claimant Compliance Manual | Appeals, Reviews and Tribunals Guidance Manual | Code of Practice on recovery of tax credit overpayments

Incapacity & Disability

Medical guidance for DLA/AA decision makers | Medical guidance for DLA (child cases) decision makers | Guidance for healthcare professionals who complete medical reports for the DWP | Health and work - information for healthcare professionals | PIP assessment guide for assessment providers | WCA Handbook for healthcare professionalselectronic Medicines Compendium | Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body | Contact a Family's A-Z of conditions | NHS: Health A-Z - Conditions and treatments | |

Legislation | The Law Relating to Social Security (the ‘Blue volumes’) | The Law Relating to Social Security – Northern IrelandThe Law Relating to Child Support (the ‘Orange volumes’) | Consolidated tax credit legislation | EUR-lex

Local welfare assistance

CPAG's local welfare assistance finder | Scottish Welfare Fund Independent Review

Universal credit

Universal credit full service guidance |

Web tools

Lasa web tools

Work capability assessment

Work Programme

Work Programme: DWP provider guidance

New Lasa web tools

We've just launched a range of web tools, including pipinfo,, universalcreditinfo, counciltaxhelp & socialcareinfo.

Find out more:

2017/2018 rightsnet rates poster

Download a copy of our new benefit rates poster.