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News and case law


Updated today at 12.01 by Kurtk

Phenylketonuria and case law

Have a look at CDLA/2188/2001: See paragraph 9 especially. …

Posted today at 11.31 by EKS_COTTON

MIF coming back; questions

Hi all, I am trying to work through the effect of reg 2 of the…

Posted today at 10.43 by Paul_Treloar_AgeUK

Attendance Allowance renewals restart

We’ve been told by DWP the following informaiton. ....following Ministerial approval, Attendance Allowance and DLA65+…

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The housing courts are open after a seven-month gap, and tenants are facing eviction again despite the UK government's promises…

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Sutton Coldfield or remote working – 30 October, 2020

Trainee Debt Adviser

Auriga Services Ltd
37.5 hours a week
£22,000 increasing to £24,000

Victoria, London – 4 November, 2020

Housing Caseworker

Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)
35 hours per week
£28,785 per annum + pension

UK – 4 November, 2020

Trainers, writers and researcher

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Freelance opportunites

Training & events

Online Event – 2 November, 2020

Universal credit problem areas - severe disability premium and consequences

Child Poverty Action Group
Online event

Online event – 2 November, 2020

Universal Credit in Depth (Part 1)

Benefits Training Company
Online event

Online event – 3 November, 2020

Making the Best Possible PIP Mobility Claims On Mental Health Grounds

Benefits and Work
Online event