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New partnerships formed to help claimants get ready for Universal Credit

The Wales Co-operative Centre runs a number of projects that promote financial inclusion and that provide advice on money management. These projects are a key part of the Centre’s role in developing and implementing solutions to strengthen communities and promote inclusion in Wales. 365 more words

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lose your job? wait five weeks for any help!

A recent TUC Congress Media Release informs us that under the new Universal Credit rules, newly unemployed people

will not be eligible for any help for a week and must then wait a further month for their benefits to be paid in arrears.

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Shuffling the deck

So housing seems to have kept the politicians who should have gone and lost the one who was making a difference.

Speculation ahead of the reshuffle suggested that Eric Pickles and Iain Duncan Smith would leave their posts as part of the cull of middle aged men in the Cabinet. 144 more words


Duncan Smith denies 'deception' over universal credit

Reposted from BBC news

The BBC making negative comments about the lies that IDS has been telling about Universal Credit…Gosh, wonders will never cease!

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Whistleblower predicts troubled start for new universal credit system

Reposted from the Bolton News

Elizabeth House

A WHISTLEBLOWER inside one of the government’s pilot centres for universal credit has warned how numerous errors will make a smooth introduction of the new system “highly unlikely”. 296 more words