Read this story where a single mum wins court case against DWP over ‘unlawful’ childcare rules regarding payment in arrears.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) confirms that a new online Personal Independence Payments (PIP) online system will be rolled out in the spring. However, it’s optional and is in addition to existing claim methods. Full story here.
Read this story about how DWP are missing 20% of phone calls to their helpline as they are being overwhelmed.
Read this story about a man who died of hunger after the DWP removed his Employment Support Allowance (ESA) grant.
Read this story where problems with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) debt hotline has resulted in up to 50,000 people a day unable to get help.
If you’re claiming Personal Independence Payment (PIP), make sure you tell the DWP about these six changes, else you could end up in trouble! Full story here.
DWP confirm that Rishi Sunak will review the cancellation of the temporary Universal Credit uplift scheduled to end in April 2021 in this article.
Read this article about how Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) raised Universal Credit by £20 last April but did not raise Employment Support Allowance (ESA) to match.