Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook 2015/16

Publication date: 2015 Edition: 17th Format: Paperback, 1740 pages Published by: Child Poverty Action Group
ISBN: 978-1-906076-95-5

For CPAG members and CAB customers, the book is available to order at £49.99. Please contact us on 020 7837 or via email bookorders@cpag.org.uk.

CPAGs annually updated Handbook is the definitive annual publication and reference guide for every welfare benefits adviser.

With tactical information on common problem areas and how to challenge decisions, this new edition provides comprehensive advice about entitlement in 2015/16, including the latest information on the implementation of universal credit, personal independence payment, the ‘bedroom tax’, mandatory reconsiderations, sanctions, residency rules and the benefit cap.

Fully indexed and cross-referenced to law, regulations, official guidance, and court, Upper Tribunal and commissioners’ decisions, it is an essential resource for claimants, advisers, local authority staff and lawyers.

The advisers’ bible… The most comprehensive and user-friendly publication in the field of welfare benefits… An absolute must for welfare rights workers as well as those giving general advice’ THE ADVISER (CITIZENS ADVICE) 

‘So easy to follow…a godsend. Many of us would be lost without (it)’ A CLAIMANT 

‘Excellent’ THE MIRROR 

‘The most complete guides to social security benefits’ SUNDAY TIMES 

‘The best value in publishing… The reference manual of choice for professional advisers. Even tribunal chairmen can be seen referring to it in preference to the more technical manuals they are supplied with… All legal aid firms must have this book’ – SOLICITORS JOURNAL 

‘Simply the best and most vital guide… that you can buy’ – COMMUNITY CARE 

‘Written with unsurpassed clarity… essential’ – FAMILY LAW

 ‘The one thing that can be relied on in this ever changing world of welfare is CPAG’s indispensable handbook… the adviser’s bible’ – THE ADVISER (Citizens Advice)

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