On Monday 1 April 2013, the way that benefits are worked out changed as part of the Government’s Welfare Reform. New benefits are being introduced and some benefits are being replaced.
We’re working hard to make sure you will be able to cope with the changes and manage your money. Here you will find all of the information you need. If you require further information please contact us on 0800 183 5757.
Bedroom Tax – This will see a reduction in Housing Benefit and Universal Credit if a person is deemed to be under-occupying their Social Housing property. Information about the Bedroom Tax.
Benefit Cap places a limit on the amount of Welfare Benefits some people can claim. Information about the Benefit Cap .
Personal Independence Payment
Personal Independence Payment is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance. Information about Personal Independence Payment.
Universal Credit will replace many of the current welfare benefits. Information about Universal Credit.
Council Tax Assistance
Funding of the Council Tax Benefit system from central government has changed which could result in changes in rates of entitlement.
Welfare Benefit News relevant to those of Pensionable Age
Welfare benefit news relevant to those of pensionable age - Most of the above changes are only relevant to those of working age; however there are proposed changes which could impact on those classed as being of pensionable age.
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