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Updated at 16.16 by Timothy Seaside

Reduced maximum rate at which UC deductions can be…

I have to say I think Daphne is right on this. I think s71ZG...

Updated at 16.08 by Mike Hughes

World is stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare…

Won’t hear any argument from me. Facial recognition is the new plutonium etc. (Great...

Updated at 16.06 by Mike Hughes

centralisation of admiin at HMCTS

Clerks currently being relocated to regional centres. Source of massive confusion; general incompetence and low...

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Just added ..... new welfare benefit training dates from @BenefitsTrain…


Central London, W1 – 4 November, 2019

Welfare Adviser (temporary)

Royal College of Nursing Lamplight Support Service
14 hours per week
£17.55 per hour

Central London or home based – 8 November, 2019

Welfare Officer

Cystic Fibrosis Trust
10.5 hours per week
£7,500 for office based and £6,669 for home based

Stevenage – 3 November, 2019

Welfare Benefits Adviser (Macmillan)

Hertfordshire Macmillan Benefits Advice Service
37 hours a week. Fixed term contract.
£31,371 - £33,799

Training & events

Belfast – 24 October, 2019

Wiseradviser: Court Action for Enforcement of Judgements Office

Advice NI
One-day course

Belfast – 24 October, 2019

Law Centre NI Annual Conference: ‘The Future of Social Security’

Law Centre NI

Glasgow – 24 October, 2019

Universal credit and young people

CPAG Scotland
One-day course