The House of Lords has put forward a series of proposals, see how you benefits could be affected in this article.
Read this article about how 9.6 million men over 60 got ‘auto credits’ to their state pension.
The DWP is to overhaul its safeguarding systems following a spate of suicides. See the full article here.
Read this article about how a single mother won a high court case against the DWP over ‘irrational’ Universal Credit rules.
If you think a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment is wrong, here’s an article explaining how to challenge it.
The DWP underpaid pensions to a lot of women who have since passed away. They have now decided that the heirs of these women are entitled to the underpaid money. See this article for the full story.
The DWP can stop your benefit payments for lots of different reasons. The most easily overlooked is change of address! See this article for the full story.
Read this story about how DWP is extending third party fit-for-work testing.
The DWP are promising to change the rules for PIP payments to the terminally ill in this story.
If the DWP get their sums wrong, people could get a back-payment in a lump sum. This lump sum, however, could be regarded as savings so could disqualify other means-tested benefits. See the full story here.