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Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children


Last month’s blog covered the range of benefits for disabled children, but of course it centred on Disability Living Allowance (DLA), as that is the main benefit intended to help families cope with the costs of having a child with extra needs. Claiming DLA for disabled children up to the age of 16 This blog is

Benefits for Disabled Children – A Guide


In the first post of our new blog series on benefits, we have put together an overview of the range of social security benefits for disabled children. This is intended to be an overview of what’s available, and in future blogs we will be looking at each of the benefits in more depth. The internet is

Renaissance Legal Benefits Team

Renaissance Legal launches new benefits service


Renaissance Legal, specialists in legal advice to families and carers of disabled and vulnerable people, has announced the launch of a new service offering. The Brighton-based team welcome benefits experts Jayne Knights and Amy Swinnerton to its growing team, who will be offering both existing and new clients of the firm advice on benefits eligibility,

Universal Credit comes to town…..what it means for you


Our Benefits expert Jayne Knights updates you on what is happening with the new Universal Credit system. Over to Jayne…. Universal Credit is coming soon to a Jobcentre Plus near you – Literally! This highly controversial new benefit is coming in its ‘full’ version to Eastbourne, Brighton and Hove from this Autumn and nothing in