It was announced last week (3rd September) that the government is to start running pilots in areas in the north of England from the beginning of December under Section 22 of Immigration Act 2014 where all landlords, including private sector landlords, will have to take ‘reasonable’ steps to prove a prospective tenant has the “right to rent”. 249 more words
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We’ve got guest speakers, plenty to talk about, lots of places to go for lunch and now the opportunity to contemplate the Tameside Council Offices too before they are demolished soon. Everyone is welcome.
The government has rejected recommendations by its expert advisers to exempt vulnerable claimants, including disabled people, from a new seven day waiting period for benefits. … 237 more words
Prevention is better than cure, so why does the DWP insist on creating a major problem that will cost more and cause homelessness?
Prevention being better than cure is a view for which there is a general consensus. However, it seems that the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP) doesn’t get it. 586 more words
#DWP Apologises for the Delay in Your Payment, #WOW #IDS Does Not Care ... (#JSA and #ESA Payment Systems Going Into Meltdown for Existing Recipients)
Understandably, there has been a lot lately about Universal Credit, but UC is currently only being paid to a very small number of people with the easiest type of claim to administer. 1,371 more words