Benefit Cap Update – 2014

MPs have overwhelmingly backed plans to introduce an overall cap on the amount the UK spends on welfare each year. The cap formed part of Chancellor George Osborne’s recent Budget statement to the House. Welfare spending, excluding the state pension and some unemployment benefits, will be capped next year at £119.5 billion. The Chancellor would, […]

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Welfare Reform January 2013

As we enter 2013, the long forecast changes under the Welfare Reform Act 2012 begin to be implemented, having a significant impact on many benefit Claimants between age 16 and State Pension Credit age. The following guide takes you through the changes as they are rolled out over the year ahead. January 2013 Child Benefit Child […]

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