Benefits


DIAS update

04

Jul 2017

DIAS update

New times DIAS and U-direct will be closed from 1pm on a Monday and Friday from the 1st August. Drop in There is no benefit and community care drop-in during August. Our drop-in with be on September 27th.   Are you paying toward your care? Review now We have seen an increase of client’s who have either had an increase in care charges or have had...

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Council Tax Consultation

07

Dec 2016

Council Tax Consultation

The Council is currently out to consultation on a proposed change to the Council Tax Support Scheme. The proposed change to the scheme from 2017/18 would see the percentage contribution that working age recipients pay towards their council tax, increase from 25 to 26.5 per cent. Eligible pensioners, war widows, disabled people and a number of other groups would be exempt from paying. As part...

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On November 7th the Government introduced new benefit cap

10

Nov 2016

On November 7th the Government introduced new benefit cap

If you live in a Greater London borough, the cap is: £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re in a couple, whether your children live with you or not £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re single and your children live with you £296.35 per week (£15,410 a year) if you’re single and you don’t have children, or your children don’t live with...

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