Bereavement Support Payment came into effect in April 2017 This is a single benefit which replaces Widowed Parent’s Allowance, Bereavement Allowance and Bereavement Payment, for new claimants. The new bereavement […]
Update on mandatory reconsideration targets Following pressure from the Work and Pensions Select Committee, the Department for Work and Pensions has announced that its target for upholding original PIP and […]
Conrad Hodgkinson writes about the ways in which his partner Christine Barton managed her life. Christine had a severe form of multiple sclerosis which progressively incapacitated her. You can read […]
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