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Osborne's welfare super-cap is a frightening prospect for families

Osborne's welfare super-cap is a frightening prospect for families | Benefits news | Scoop.it
The new limit on "Annually Managed Expenditure" could mean even less support for the unemployed and the working poor.
 
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Jobcentre ‘harassed’ woman as she received emergency blood transfusion - Disability in the News | The Fed Online

Jobcentre ‘harassed’ woman as she received emergency blood transfusion - Disability in the News | The Fed Online | Benefits news | Scoop.it
A disabled woman awaiting a second kidney transplant was “harassed” by her local jobcentre during an emergency blood transfusion, because they wanted to know when she would be well enough to attend a back-to-work interview.
 
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Online claim moves 'hit vulnerable'

Online claim moves 'hit vulnerable' | Benefits news | Scoop.it
The UK government's policy of forcing people to apply for benefits and jobs online is criticised by Citizens Advice Scotland.
 
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Disability benefit changes could affect ‘thousands’ | Multiple Sclerosis Society UK

Disability benefit changes could affect ‘thousands’ | Multiple Sclerosis Society UK | Benefits news | Scoop.it

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One crucial clause is missing from this PIP reform, and its absence will dismay disabled people

One crucial clause is missing from this PIP reform, and its absence will dismay disabled people | Benefits news | Scoop.it
The summer of 1998 was when my own personal journey with disability began; working as a camp counselor and lifeguard in the USA the summer after my final year exams I had a severe dislocation to my shoulder and needed surgery to repair it before...
 
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We are Spartacus » Blog Archive » Emergency Stop

We are Spartacus » Blog Archive » Emergency Stop | Benefits news | Scoop.it

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Austerity in the UK - Is austerity having a disproportionate effect on the poorest people? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Austerity in the UK - Is austerity having a disproportionate effect on the poorest people? | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Benefits news | Scoop.it

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Churches stepping in to fill gap left by welfare cuts

Churches stepping in to fill gap left by welfare cuts | Benefits news | Scoop.it
In Tyne and Wear faith is about the only thing left for those in poverty, say the church organisations trying to help
 
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Welfare fraud is a drop in the ocean compared to tax avoidance

Welfare fraud is a drop in the ocean compared to tax avoidance | Benefits news | Scoop.it
James Ball: As Joanne Gibbons' case shows, benefit underpayments save us more than 'cheats' cost us. We need to target the real villains
 
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Benefit change 'excludes disabled'

Benefit change 'excludes disabled' | Benefits news | Scoop.it
Disabled people would be "ghettoised and excluded from society" under the new benefit rules, critics claim.
 
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Disabled group urges benefit rethink

Disabled group urges benefit rethink | Benefits news | Scoop.it
Disability campaigners call on the government to reconsider changes to the benefit due to replace the Disability Living Allowance from April.
 
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Sarah Teather dents the Coalition's unity message by announcing her benefits rebellion - Spectator Blogs

Sarah Teather dents the Coalition's unity message by announcing her benefits rebellion - Spectator Blogs | Benefits news | Scoop.it

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