Benefits

Here’s when people will get the £150 disability cost of living payment
Cost of living crisis

Here’s when people will get the £150 disability cost of living payment

Here’s all you need to know about the disability cost of living payment – including who’s eligible, how to claim it and when it will hit bank accounts

‘We have to keep fighting’: Legacy benefits campaigners call for systemic change after court defeat
Legacy benefits

‘We have to keep fighting’: Legacy benefits campaigners call for systemic change after court defeat

Legacy benefits claimants took the government to court over a DWP decision not to give them the £20-a-week universal credit uplift

Legacy benefits claimants lose High Court appeal over pandemic payments
Legacy benefits

Legacy benefits claimants lose High Court appeal over pandemic payments

Claimants who did not have their benefits uplifted in line with universal credit during the pandemic have had their case for backdated payments dismissed

Here’s where to get help to pay your energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Here’s where to get help to pay your energy bills

Gordon Brown: Universal Credit doesn’t add up
Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown: Universal Credit doesn’t add up

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Benefits system is forcing people on to the streets, Gordon Brown warns
Social Justice

Benefits system is forcing people on to the streets, Gordon Brown warns

Legacy benefits court case: Why claimants are still fighting for the £20 universal credit uplift
Legacy benefits

Legacy benefits court case: Why claimants are still fighting for the £20 universal credit uplift

How we lost sight of the Beveridge Principles
Dr Lee Gregory

How we lost sight of the Beveridge Principles

Will benefits rise in line with inflation?
Cost of living crisis

Will benefits rise in line with inflation?

Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement will push more into poverty, says Big Issue founder John Bird
Autumn Statement

Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement will push more into poverty, says Big Issue founder John Bird

Hunt must raise benefits in line with inflation, urge campaigners
Cost of Living Crisis

Hunt must raise benefits in line with inflation, urge campaigners

Benefits calculator: from universal credit to council tax rebate, here’s what you’re entitled to
Benefits

Benefits calculator: from universal credit to council tax rebate, here’s what you’re entitled to

Kwasi Kwarteng remains tight-lipped over how huge tax cuts will be funded
Economy

Kwasi Kwarteng remains tight-lipped over how huge tax cuts will be funded

‘People will starve and freeze’ if government U-turns on promise to increase benefits
Cost of living crisis

‘People will starve and freeze’ if government U-turns on promise to increase benefits

Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours ‘does nothing to help childcare crisis’
Working parents

Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours ‘does nothing to help childcare crisis’

New work and pensions secretary Chloe Smith has consistently voted to cut benefits
Cost of living crisis

New work and pensions secretary Chloe Smith has consistently voted to cut benefits

90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit
RENTING

90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit

Energy bills set to be higher than universal credit payments in January
Cost of living crisis

Energy bills set to be higher than universal credit payments in January

‘Using less energy isn’t an option’: Disabled people set to be hit hardest when bills soar again
Energy bills

‘Using less energy isn’t an option’: Disabled people set to be hit hardest when bills soar again

DWP staff are having to claim benefits themselves
In-work poverty

DWP staff are having to claim benefits themselves

Estate agents caught saying they don’t rent homes to people on benefits
Renting

Estate agents caught saying they don’t rent homes to people on benefits

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Low-income households set to receive cash payments to help ease cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Low-income households set to receive cash payments to help ease cost of living crisis

What new chancellor Nadhim Zahawi can do to tackle the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

What new chancellor Nadhim Zahawi can do to tackle the cost of living crisis

More than eight million families to get new cost of living payment in July
Cost of living

More than eight million families to get new cost of living payment in July

Boris Johnson’s plans to expand Right to Buy housing scheme labelled ‘baffling and unworkable’
Housing crisis

Boris Johnson’s plans to expand Right to Buy housing scheme labelled ‘baffling and unworkable’