Warning For Universal Credit Claimants Using Facebook, Instagram & Twitter

Warning For Universal Credit Claimants Using Facebook, Instagram & Twitter

Do you claim Universal Credit or any other benefits? If you have a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account you may be affected. It has been reported that anyone on Universal Credit and other benefits can have their social media and bank accounts monitored at any time. There are an estimated 20 million people in the […]

PIP Christmas Payments 2020 – Personal Independence Payments Over Xmas

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The dates for PIP payments over Christmas 2020 have been confirmed. For people who are new to claiming PIP (Personal Independence Payment), it is paid every for weeks and on the same day every month. Personal Independence Payments are arranged to avoid payment dates being at the weekend so they aren’t delayed. PIP Christmas Payment […]

Universal Credit Christmas Payments 2020

Universal Credit Christmas 2020 Payments

Are you concerned when you’ll receive your Universal Credit payment over Christmas? The DWP have published payment dates for Christmas 2020 between 24th December 2020 and 1st January 2020. Many people facing are financial hardship over Xmas caused by the impact of Coronavirus. The timing of Universal Credit payments over Xmas is one less thing […]

Jobcentre Plus Offices To Reopen From Wednesday 1st July

Jobcentres will begin to reopen this week for face-to-face Universal Credit appointments and assessments. Jobcentre appointments were paused for 3 months due to the threat of Coronavirus. Jobcentre staff will start to resume normal service from Wednesday 1st July and Jobcentre appointments will be phased back in. Jobcenteres have been running a significantly reduced service […]

Universal Credit, Coronavirus & Claiming Benefits

For the latest information go to: https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/ Update: 18th March 2020 If you’re in work and not claiming benefits If you cannot work due to coronavirus and are eligible for Statutory Sick Pay you will get it from day one, rather than from the fourth day of your illness. DWP intends to legislate so this measure applies retrospectively […]

Jobcentre Response To Coronavirus / COVID 19

The DWP issued the following statement on 13 March 2020 detailing the initial response to Coronavirus / Covid19. A range of extra support and measures will be in place to help workers, benefit claimants and businesses affected by coronavirus. For people already claiming support Special arrangements will be in place for people in receipt of […]

Universal Credit Scam On Facebook

Beware of the latest Universal Credit scam being promoted on Facebook. Scammers are posting the following message on Facebook. If you see similar posts on Facebook, please report them. £3000 INSTANT WHO’S BEEN ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT FOR UNDER 5 WEEKS ON THEIR CURRENT CLAIM? OR WHO USED TO BE ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT IN THE PAST […]

Universal Credit Two-Child Cap On Benefit Scrapped By Government

About 15,000 families with more than two children will no longer have their benefits capped after the government had to perform another U-turn on the provision of Universal Credit. Amber Rudd, work and pensions secretary, has ditched plans to extend a benefits cap on families of more than two children. The Child Poverty Action Group […]

Jobcentre Christmas Opening Times 2018 – Xmas & New Year Job Centre Opening Times

The Jobcentre Christmas opening times for 2018 in England, Wales and Scotland have been announced. The Jobcentre Plus opening times Christmas and New Year opening times are between Monday 24th December and Thursday 3rd January. Jobcentre Christmas Opening Times 2018 For England & Wales The Jobcentre Plus Christmas and New Year opening times in England […]

Find A Job Replacing Universal Jobmatch

Find out how to use the “Find a Job” service with our free guide. Universal Jobmatch, one of the UK’s largest recruitment platforms has been renamed “Find a Job”. The rebrand came into effect on 14th May 2018 with Universal Jobmatch account available for jobseekers and employers until 17th June 2018. The new Find a […]