ELIGIBLE PENSIONERS URGED TO CLAIM PENSION CREDIT TO HELP WITH COST OF LIVING

Pensioners and their loved ones are being urged to take up Pension Credit as new figures show an estimated £1.7 billion in benefit is...

DWP RULE CHANGE COULD SEE UNIVERSAL CREDIT CLAIMANTS MADE TO WORK LONGER HOURS

A new Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) rule change could see thousands of Universal Credit claimants made to work longer hours. Work and...

DELIVERING CHANGE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE: FROM CHLOE SMITHMP

Minister for Disabled People, Chloe Smith delivers roundtable intervention at Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with...

NEW STYLE EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE: A DETAILED GUIDE

More detailed information about New Style Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) for stakeholders and claimants. Overview If you are ill or have a health condition or...

TRANSPORT (TRAINS) SUPPORT SERVICES FOR DISABLED PEOPLE

You can give National Rail train companies advance notice if you think you’ll need any help from staff. You can also check if a station has accessible facilities. Wheelchairs...

4.9 MILLION FEWER PEOPLE GAVE TO CHARITY LAST YEAR

From CAF (Charities Aid Foundation) Charitable giving in the UK: the latest post-pandemic insights The largest study of giving behaviour in the UK The UK Giving report...

THE STORY OF AN UNPAID CARER

The Story of an Unpaid Carer Home Care Services with Abicare https://www.abicare.co.uk Recently we have celebrated carers Week – An annual campaign to raise awareness of caring,...

FAST-TRACKED ACCESS TO BENEFITS EXTENDED TO MORE PEOPLE NEARING END OF LIFE

More people nearing the end of their life will have fast-track access to financial support through the benefits system thanks to new rules that...

WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT FOR DISABLED PEOPLE TO TRAVEL?

From SCOPE My name is Leigh, and I have the most amazing son named Warwick. He’s severely physically disabled, and extremely clever. He’s 13 and...

VEHICLES AND TRANSPORT – POSSIBLE HELP FOR DISABLED DRIVERS

Vehicles and transport You’ll need to meet the legal obligations for drivers before you can drive. Blue Badge parking scheme The Blue Badge scheme provides a range of parking benefits for...

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