The definitive guide to the social security system in the UK.
Our definitive guide to all benefits and tax credits is an essential resource for all professional advisers serious about giving the best and most accurate advice to their clients.
With detailed information on all the recent changes to the social security system, including the latest on the roll-out of universal credit, the right to reside test and the sanctions regime, the Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook provides comprehensive advice about entitlement in 2017/18.
What does it cover?
This edition includes new and updated information on:
- who can claim benefits and tax credits
- the introduction and implementation of universal credit
- disability and incapacity benefits, and the work capability assessment for employment
and support allowance
- dealing with benefit sanctions
- challenging decisions, backdating, overpayments, income and capital, and national
- the new bereavement support payment
Fully indexed for ease of use and cross-referenced to law, regulations, official guidance and court, Upper Tribunal and commissioners’ decisions, the handbook also offers tactical information on common problem areas and advice on how to challenge decisions.
Who is it for?
The Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook is an essential resource for welfare rights advisers, lawyers, local authority staff, social workers, union officials and claimants.
Disability Rights Handbook 2017/18
The Disability Rights Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to social security and related benefits for disabled people, their families, their carers and the many professionals who work with them.
Fully updated for 2017/18, this new edition provides information and guidance on the benefits, services and resources available to those living with health conditions, injury or disability. It also covers information on practical help and services, income tax, council tax, housing grants and equality legislation.
Easy-to-use and packed with vital information, it is an invaluable aid to any front-line worker.
Published by: Disability Rights UK
For CPAG members and CAB customers, the bundle is available for £64.59. Please contact us on 020 7812 5236 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.