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What would happen to 85 per cent of benefits from the new tax cut

What would happen to 85 per cent of benefits from the new tax cut | welfare reform | Scoop.it
The richest half of Britain will enjoy 85 per cent of the benefits of George Osborne’s new tax change, a think tank has warned.

The Chancellor has pledged to raise the income tax threshold from £42,386 to £50,000 by 2020.
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Universal Credit Cuts WILL Leave Some People Worse Off, DWP Admits

Universal Credit Cuts WILL Leave Some People Worse Off, DWP Admits | welfare reform | Scoop.it
Guidance released by the DWP outlines how some working people will lose almost £900 a year.
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Budget 2016: Low-paid workers to receive savings bonus - BBC News

Budget 2016: Low-paid workers to receive savings bonus - BBC News | welfare reform | Scoop.it
A plan for the government to top up savings for low-paid workers will be unveiled as part of this week's Budget, along with rises in the minimum wage.
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Compromised and under pressure: social housing in the wake of universal credit

Compromised and under pressure: social housing in the wake of universal credit | welfare reform | Scoop.it
Welfare reform has spurred record levels of debt among tenants, with 25% of council tenants on universal credit facing legal action in some areas
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'Better IN work than OUT: New Universal credit aims at pushing...

'Better IN work than OUT: New Universal credit aims at pushing... | welfare reform | Scoop.it
A NEW benefit designed to ensure people are always better off in employment than out of work will help to keep pushing down jobless figures in our region, it is claimed.Universal Credit is currently being rolled out across the country.Designed to...
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BREAKING: House Of Lords Forced To Accept ESA WRAG Cuts

BREAKING: House Of Lords Forced To Accept ESA WRAG Cuts | welfare reform | Scoop.it
The Lords have chosen not to introduce new amendments to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill today. Members of the Lords discussed MPs' amendments on Universal Credit and Employment and Support Allowance.
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Universal Credit Gets Nearer….Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid.

Job Centre ‘Coach’ Let’s Mask Slip.  But……the Good News is Coming!

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Universal Credit: New concerns over delays and lack of clarity - News from Parliament

Universal Credit: New concerns over delays and lack of clarity - News from Parliament | welfare reform | Scoop.it

Public Accounts Committee publishes report on delays in Universal Credit

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Universal Credit will leave families '£1,600 worse off' » Housing » 24dash.com

Universal Credit will leave families '£1,600 worse off' » Housing » 24dash.com | welfare reform | Scoop.it

The introduction of universal credit (UC) means an estimated 2.1 million families are facing an average loss of £1,600 a year.
But according to IFS research 1.8 million will gain an average of £1,500.
UC, which combines six...

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Double whammy of Universal Credit attacks against DWP

Double whammy of Universal Credit attacks against DWP | welfare reform | Scoop.it

RT @ligomersall: Double whammy of Universal Credit attacks against DWP: https://t.co/SVU5AggelS via @PSENews

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Universal credit will sort out the muddle of our benefit system | The Times

Universal credit will sort out the muddle of our benefit system | The Times | welfare reform | Scoop.it

Welfare changes are a genuinely radical reform

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Applying the bedroom tax to domestic violence victims is actually costing taxpayers, Labour says

Applying the bedroom tax to domestic violence victims is actually costing taxpayers, Labour says | welfare reform | Scoop.it

The Government is set to spend thousands on a Supreme Court appeal

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Iain Duncan Smith tells disabled people to work their way out of poverty - The Independent

Iain Duncan Smith tells disabled people to work their way out of poverty - The Independent | welfare reform | Scoop.it
Disabled people should have to work their way out poverty and not simply be taken out of it by state financial assistance, Iain Duncan Smith has said.
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Every jobcentre in London and home counties switched to Universal Credit - News stories - GOV.UK

Every jobcentre in London and home counties switched to Universal Credit - News stories - GOV.UK | welfare reform | Scoop.it
Over 95% of jobcentres now offer Universal Credit.
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Help to Save scheme to reward low-income savers with £1,200

Help to Save scheme to reward low-income savers with £1,200 | welfare reform | Scoop.it
The scheme will enable around 3.5 million employees on working tax credits or universal credit to save up to £50 a month and pocket a bonus of 50%, earning a maximum of £600 after two years.
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Universal Credit in all jobcentres in the Humber and north-east Yorkshire - News stories - GOV.UK

Universal Credit in all jobcentres in the Humber and north-east Yorkshire - News stories - GOV.UK | welfare reform | Scoop.it
New milestone reached as over 660 jobcentres now offer Universal Credit.
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How Universal Credit works if you're self-employed - Citizens Advice

How Universal Credit works if you're self-employed - Citizens Advice | welfare reform | Scoop.it
How Universal Credit works if you're self-employed, what counts as 'self employed' and how much your payment might be.
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In-work poverty: five challenges we must overcome

In-work poverty: five challenges we must overcome | welfare reform | Scoop.it
The 'bedroom tax' is one of many challenges facing low-paid working families
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Universal Credit reaches 20 more jobcentres this week - News stories - GOV.UK

Universal Credit reaches 20 more jobcentres this week - News stories - GOV.UK | welfare reform | Scoop.it

Universal Credit is now available in 623 jobcentres, helping over a quarter of a million people to find work faster and earn more.

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Universal Credit available across Essex in latest rollout - Government Opportunities

Universal Credit available across Essex in latest rollout - Government Opportunities | welfare reform | Scoop.it

Government Opportunities (GO) is the essential intelligence hub for all involved in buying for and supplying to the public sector.

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Staying put: the impact of the ‘bedroom tax’ on tenants in North Staffordshire | Child Poverty Action Group

Staying put: the impact of the ‘bedroom tax’ on tenants in North Staffordshire | Child Poverty Action Group | welfare reform | Scoop.it

@PaulRutherford8 @RMachinStaffs Not sure about the full research but 2articles here:
https://t.co/MnWYzn2a4G
https://t.co/DqhTsb5Inj...

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Universal Credit leaves working families poorer

Universal Credit leaves working families poorer | welfare reform | Scoop.it

The rolling out of Universal Credit will leave the average working family worse off, after cuts have taken their toll - according to a new report.

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Universal credit: 'Govt can't cut work incentives'

Deven Ghelani, Director at Policy in Practice spoke to RT UK about universal tax credits. Like what you see? Please subscribe http://youtube.com/RTUKnews FOL...

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Universal Credits: What YOU need to know

Universal Credits: What YOU need to know | welfare reform | Scoop.it

Jobseekers making claims in Leicester will now be offered Universal Credit which replaces the former Jobseeker's Allowance. There are just 15 centres in the country that will be using the new system...

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A day in court showed me the misery of Britain’s housing policy | Polly Toynbee

A day in court showed me the misery of Britain’s housing policy | Polly Toynbee | welfare reform | Scoop.it

The bedroom tax and government cuts have led to a wave of evictions targeting the poor and vulnerable

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