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News and case law


Updated at 19.10 by Oldestrocker

Fraud case out of time for benefit appeal.

amy1552 - 12 February 2020 01:07 PM Does anyone know if it is usual for CPS to bring...

Updated at 18.11 by Oldestrocker

70 year old having to go througha PIP review

Thank you for your input. It really was a case of reading about this issue...

Updated at 17.56 by SamW

Grounds for UT appeal - PIP

I agree with much of what is written above. Although I think the way I...

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Bristol – 9 March, 2020

Welfare Benefits Adviser

St Pauls Advice Centre
35 hours per week

London – 2 March, 2020

Team Leader

Citizens Advice Hammersmith and Fulham
37.5 hours per week
£26,000 - £28,500

Sutton Coldfield – 28 February, 2020

Welfare Rights Adviser

Auriga Services Ltd
37.5 hours per week
£21,500 - £24,500

Training & events

London – 25 February, 2020

Benefits overview

Child Poverty Action Group
One-day course

Glasgow – 25 February, 2020

Students and benefits - eligibility

CPAG Scotland
One-day course

London – 25 February, 2020

Learning to Advise Training (Multi-Day)

Multi-day course between 25th Feb and 2nd April 2020