For those people receiving Severe Disability Premium (SDP), the rules are changing. See the full story here.
Many people are suffering from cuts in Universal Credit and increases in Council Tax. If you are suffering hardship, see this article which gives advice.
Having battled their way through the Universal Credit application process, one of our members has put together a useful set of notes on what Universal Credit is, how to apply for it, and the pitfalls. It also contains a lot of very useful links to the various web sites and resources which the average Universal Credit claimant will find useful.
Read this article describing the rules for Universal Credit back-payments.
A benefits cheat who stole over one-half million pounds given 1,344 years to repay from Universal Credit payments. 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.
Universal Credit has come to the South West. It can cause a few problems, so if you need help, we’ve gathered together some useful links. Click here or above to find out more.
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.