Tagged: benefit cap

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Benefit Cap inquiry launched

The Work and Pensions Select Committee wants to find out how it affects British households Following on from the reopening of its Universal Credit inquiry, the Work and Pensions Commons Select Committee has announced an...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Lower benefit cap comes into effect

Government Changes to the benefit cap came into effect on 7 November 2016, reducing the total amount of benefits a household can receive. A new benefit cap came into effect from 7 November 2016, meaning...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Preparing for changes to the Benefit Cap

From this autumn the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 will see changes to the current benefit cap levels and the introduction of additional exemptions. Claimants who could be affected by the changes to benefit...