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Attendance Allowance for those aged over pension age

29.07.19

Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people who have reached state pension age and have a disability or long-term health problem, which means they need help with their personal care needs. It is a non-means-tested benefit, so it does not matter how much other income or savings you have. Note that people with a disability


Carer’s Benefits – Frequently Asked Questions

13.06.19

To coincide with Carers’ Week, this blog is specifically aimed at carer’s, without which our country’s NHS and care services would completely fall apart. We receive a lot of queries from carers about their benefit entitlement, especially when they are considering either going into work, giving up work or reducing their hours to fit with


Benefits round up – April 2019

16.04.19

April is always a time of change in the world of welfare benefits. So, it seems a good time to focus on what has changed and tell you about other helpful bits of information for the coming benefits year. Benefits increases The good news is that some benefits have increased from April 2019. Not all


Downs Syndrome Benefits and Work

18.03.19

By Jayne Knights To coincide with Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week 18th – 24th March, this blog concentrates its benefits beady eye on how people with Down’s Syndrome can work without sabotaging or losing any benefits they receive. The benefit rules, of course, apply to anyone, people with Down’s Syndrome are just as likely to be