Tag: DWP
5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Key dates for four DWP cost of living payments worth £1075 by end of March

Figures show people are already facing some tough times this year as the cost of living crisis shows no signs of lett...

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5 months ago
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DWP issues 'final payment' warning and it'll be issued within days

DWP has issued a seven-day warning for millions to check their bank accounts for a "final payment" which is set to la...

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5 months ago
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DWP is taking 'millions' from benefit claimants to 'pay for own mistakes'

The DWP is leaving benefits claimants with ‘nothing’ after accusing them of owing thousands of pounds in overpayments.

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5 months ago
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DWP will scrap fee and wipe debt 'from February' with thousands set to benefit

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has told The Sun that it will scrap the application fee to use the governm...

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5 months ago
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People on housing benefits still priced out of most Manchester homes even after April uplift

Local Housing Allowance is set to increase after a four-year freeze

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

'Tax trap' warning issued to 900,000 UK households and 'you've been dragged in'

Almost 900,000 over 65s – the majority of them women - could face unexpected tax bills as a result of the frozen tax ...

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Eight money changes, payments and deadlines coming in February 2024

The UK will see a £299 Cost of Living payment issued, as well as £25 Cold Weather Payments.

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5 months ago
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DWP breaks silence over how leap year will affect Universal Credit payments

2024 is a leap year meaning February has 29 days - rather than the standard and traditional number of 28.

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5 months ago
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Everyone on State Pension urged to review finances ahead of new tax squeeze

Those using the marriage allowance will be especially hard hit and now need to consider their options

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5 months ago
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DWP explains 'new' £150 payment landing in bank accounts and it's not a mistake

DWP claimants have been left baffled and confused as some report receiving a 'new' £150 payment amid the ongoing Cost...

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5 months ago
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DWP PIP claimants launch fight to prevent their bank accounts being scrutinised

"Fraud is involved in less than 1 per cent of PIP claims. What we spend our money on is a private matter and we shoul...

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5 months ago
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DWP plans to check bank accounts run into trouble over 'safeguarding' fears

The Information Commissioner, John Edwards, has voiced his worries about the scheme which would allow DWP investigato...

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP under fire after 880,000 miss out on £3,900 and 'it is shameful'

The DWP has come under fire from an academic - after it was reported an eye-watering 880,000 miss out on a staggering...

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP announces when £1,074 payments will land in bank accounts

DWP has moved to confrim when cost of living payments worth £1,000 will land in bank accounts amid the ongoing financ...

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5 months ago
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Man takes on DWP and wins back £22,000 after being told he's wrong

The OAP took on the DWP and won back £22k after a huge benefit error, he explained to the Sun newspaper.

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5 months ago
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DWP State Pension 'chaos' as 'huge sums' disappear into 'black hole'

This is Money has moved to highlight eleven cases of readers in despair over lost money to the DWP and HMRC.

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5 months ago
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DWP issues new update on PIP claims as 100,000 decisions changed before tribunal

Figures show the DWP has changed its mind in favour of the claimant on 28 per cent of total appeals before they reach...

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5 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

DWP could give you £8k a year if you suffer with any of these 25 health conditions

You could be entitled to up to £691 each month

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP will pay £299 into bank accounts next week but some will have to wait longer

The third and final Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) cost of living payment will be paid from 6 February 2024.

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5 months ago
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DWP State Pension warning as millions forced to live on less than full amount

Figures show the stark reality of the four million pensioners who don't get the standard amount - including half of a...

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5 months ago
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DWP to 'carefully consider' WASPI compensation in new State Pension probe update

3.6 million women born in the 1950s were affected by the DWP's lack of notification about pension age changes

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5 months ago
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DWP says it'll you £691 to people with any of 87 common conditions

DWP could pay £691 a month if you have one of 87 medical conditions - including common conditions like arthritis and ...

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5 months ago
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DWP claimants warned of £1,735 rule if trying to boost benefits with extra cash

Many low-households on benefits resort to ways of bringing in additional money to live on - especially during the cos...

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5 months ago
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DWP says thousands need to log on and check bank account now

DWP says thousands of people who may be entitled to the Winter Fuel Payment worth up to £600 should check their bank ...

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Thousands take action over DWP plan to snoop on bank accounts

Big Brother Watch has launched a petition calling on the government to stop pushing forward with a bill giving the DW...

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5 months ago
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DWP urges UK households to take action from 'tonight' onwards

DWP payment and benefit will hit bank accounts until January 26, 2024 - with households expecting up to £600

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP in hot water over 'shocking' trend and it's 'terrible'

The DWP is in hot water because the proportion of families with disabled children who are living in poverty rose by n...

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5 months ago
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DWP change makes it more likely to find a job and it's compulsory for some

Disabled people who have taken part voluntarily in a government employment support programme have been more likely to...

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5 months ago
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DWP will ask 16 questions before reviewing your claim 'in another 10 years'

DWP has introduced a “light touch” review which means benefits claimants on PIP will now need to fill out a shorter s...

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5 months ago
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State Pension proposal to link amount to minimum wage would see huge weekly rise

Campaigners want reforms to give a 'fair pension' for all

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5 months ago
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DWP says it'll contact thousands who are owed £2,000 after review

DWP is contacting 20,000 benefit claimants who could be due £2,000 payout after a mistake from the government departm...

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5 months ago
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DWP shares eight mistakes people make when failing to apply for Pension Credit

The DWP has done some 'myth-busting' on Pension Credit as it's believed 850,000 older people are missing out

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5 months ago
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DWP will pay UK households £8,000 a year in cost of living 'if help needed'

DWP offers over £8,000 a year to people with specific medical conditions - with a full list of eligibility available.

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

PIP, DLA and ADP disability benefits are rising to new top amount of £184 a week

Disability benefits from the DWP and Social Security Scotland will be going up from April

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP under pressure to make £549 change for UK households 'from April'

DWP state pension petition demands a £549 weekly payments to people over 60 amid the Cost of Living.

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP and HMRC issue joint warning to check bank account 'by February 23'

DWP will issue the final payment of three - worth £900 in total - in February, and has urged households to check they...

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Four payments from DWP coming in February worth £1,075 in cost of living

The Cost of Living payments are coming from the DWP in a major boost for UK household finances, with more besides.

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP will pay UK households £2,000 if they're recipient of text message

DWP has moved to announce that some New Style Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) claimants had been underpaid their benefits.

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5 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP issues six key rules that could block access to £299 cost of living payment

8.2 million households urged to make sure they don't get hit by the 'zero payment' criteria

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