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News and case law


Updated at 18.05 by Elliot Kent

Settled status Vs PRTR.

Permanent residence is not analogous with settled status. Permanent residence is an EU law status...

Updated at 12.05 by Paus17

Free copy of GP records vs chargeable letters

In my view paid-for GP letters are a waste of money for the client and...

Updated at 10.50 by Charles

Disappearing UC claims

Martin Williams - 14 January 2020 05:41 PM2. Prior to that the mechanism is contained within reg. 8(6) which...

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19 January, 2020

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Hull wants to become the first UK city to test a weekly #UniversalBasicIncome for its residents after a cross-party group of councillors formally backed the idea…

17 January, 2020

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Volunteer opportunity: Law For Life are looking for a Trustee… #rightsjobs

16 January, 2020

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Guildford – 27 January, 2020

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Citizens Advice Guildford
24 - 37 hours a week (Flexibility across Monday to Friday)
£24,500 - £27,000 FTE depending on experience

London – 20 January, 2020

Website and Digital Content Manager

Low Incomes Tax Reform Group/Chartered Institute of Taxation
35 hours per week
£35,000 (dependent on experience)

Hertfordshire – 24 January, 2020

Client Care/Direct Payments Advisor

Leonard Cheshire
21 hours per week
£13.693 per annum for 21 hours (£22.833 per annum FTE for 35 hours)

Training & events

Manchester – 27 January, 2020

Vulnerability, Mental Health and Debt

Institute of Money Advisers
One-day course

London – 28 January, 2020

Universal Credit: The Housing Element

Benefits Training Company
One-day course

Glasgow – 28 January, 2020

Challenging PIP decisions

CPAG Scotland
One-day course