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Bereavement Payment

Bereavement Payment has been replaced for new claimants since April 2017 by a new Bereavement Support Payment. It used to be called Widow’s Payment. It is dealt with by Job […]

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Bereavement Support Payment

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 […]

bereavement payment

Bereavement Allowance

Bereavement Allowance has been replaced for new claimants since April 2017 by a new Bereavement Support Payment. Bereavement Allowance used to be called Widow’s Pension. It is dealt with by […]

Paul Smith on DFG analytics

DFG Analytics

The real picture on disabled facilities grants, as shown by DFG analytics Paul Smith, director of Foundations, the national body for home improvement agencies, explains why anecdotal evidence is not […]

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Benefit Cap

The Benefit Cap limits the amount you can receive Following a pilot scheme in four London boroughs started in April 2013, this limit on benefits is applied nationwide to people […]

Working for carers

Working for Carers

Support for unpaid carers in London It is estimated that at least one in nine employees is a carer. Yet the reality for many is that their caring responsibilities make […]

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Universal Credit

Universal Credit is intended to simplify the benefit system Universal Credit (UC) replaces six current working age benefits with one monthly payment. It does not cut off completely if you […]

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Tips to Save Money

Here are some ideas about ways that you may be able to save money on essentials, if you have a disability, are elderly, and receive certain benefits, and/or have a […]