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Updated at 16.22 by MartinB

Labour considering plans to scrap Universal Credit

“Labour is poised to back scrapping Universal Credit .... senior party sources told the Mirror talks...

Updated at 16.20 by Pete at CAB

Advance payment fraud: client as victim

Ros - 18 September 2019 03:36 PMThe DWP has just updated its guidance to claimants to say that...

at 15.47 by JAS1

Carers Allowance and direct payment income

Hello, I have a carer who is earning over the earnings limit for CA due...

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18 September, 2019

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Lots of great ideas in @TheLawSociety’s technology & #accesstojustice report … creating a space to facilitate the sharing of information across the advice and legal sectors is something we’re already working on with the @Access2JusticeF. Find out more:…

18 September, 2019

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RT @publiclawprojct: Lisa Vanhala and Jacqui Kinghan of UCL identify strategic lessons for 3rd sector organisations that use public law to…

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We've got lots of great advice jobs and training courses listed over on rightsnet ... take a look? |…


Tooting/Wandsworth – 7 October, 2019

Generalist Adviser

Citizens Advice Wandsworth
21 hours per week
£17,400 - £18,600 (actual)

Hammersmith and Fulham – 23 September, 2019

EU Settlement Scheme Adviser

Citizens Advice Hammersmith and Fulham
37.5 hours per week

Hull – 27 September, 2019

Universal Support Workers (up to 3 FTE posts)

Citizens Advice - Hull & East Riding
37 or 18.5 hours per week
£21,762 (trainee) / £23,097

Training & events

Glasgow – 25 September, 2019

Personal independence payment - caselaw update

CPAG Scotland
Half-day course

Belfast – 25 September, 2019

FREE Assessors Workshop for Quality of Advice Audits - Members Only

Advice NI
One-day course

Glasgow – 25 September, 2019

PIP - caselaw update

CPAG Scotland
Half-day course