Read this article explaining how the huge increase in benefit applications may lead to increased undetected fraud.
Read this article about how some low-income households are being penalised by the benefits cap.
Read this article to see if you qualify for and how you can claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
Figures show that there are now over 6,000 extra Universal Credit claimants as compared to before the Coronavirus epidemic. See the full article here.
Read this article about a widow who has not reached retirement age but whose husband has died from Coronavirus.
Read this article explaining how much State Pension you are entitled to.
It’s the 5-week wait issue again. the DWP are facing pressure to turn the loan issued to claimants to tide them over into a grant. See the full story here.
See this article about a new DWP rent payment scheme where rent is paid direct to a landlord from Universal Credit payments.
See this article about the threat to the triple lock as the Chancellor tries to find ways of recouping the costs of Coronavirus.
The DWP have lost their appeal regarding reductions in benefits when transferring to Universal Credit. See the full story.