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June 2024 payment dates for DWP benefits – plus changes to universal credit
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Benefits

June 2024 payment dates for DWP benefits – plus changes to universal credit

Here's what you need to know about what to expect from your benefits in June 2024, including when you might be paid by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and who might see an increase to their benefits
DWP snooping on benefit claimants' bank accounts will 'decimate civil liberties', campaigners warn
Department for Work and Pensions

DWP snooping on benefit claimants' bank accounts will 'decimate civil liberties', campaigners warn

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way
Poverty

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money
Money advice

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money

DWP payment dates for benefits and pensions in May 2024 – and how to know if you're eligible
Benefits

DWP payment dates for benefits and pensions in May 2024 – and how to know if you're eligible

Here's what happened when 1,000 smartphones and tablets were given to homeless people
Simon Community Scotland using devices to tackle digital inclusion and homelessness
Digital inclusion

Here's what happened when 1,000 smartphones and tablets were given to homeless people

DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts
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Benefits

DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts

Thousands could be owed up to £12k from DWP in backdated PIP payments. Here's what you need to know
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Social Justice

Thousands could be owed up to £12k from DWP in backdated PIP payments. Here's what you need to know

World's billionaires are worth £11.3 trillion. Here's how their cash could make the world a better place
Wealth

World's billionaires are worth £11.3 trillion. Here's how their cash could make the world a better place

32 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the Easter holidays
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Cost of living crisis

32 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the Easter holidays

Water bills are going up in April 2024. Here's what to do if you're struggling to pay
Cost of living crisis

Water bills are going up in April 2024. Here's what to do if you're struggling to pay

Unsecured debt such as credit cards and loans at highest level in a decade, charity warns
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Debt

Unsecured debt such as credit cards and loans at highest level in a decade, charity warns

Millions of people at risk of 'toxic cycle' of long-term mental health and money problems
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Cost of living crisis

Millions of people at risk of 'toxic cycle' of long-term mental health and money problems

'The system is killing us': How B Corps are fighting injustice with socks, coffee and handbags
Ethical shopping

'The system is killing us': How B Corps are fighting injustice with socks, coffee and handbags

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free
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Debt

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free

DWP faces 'outrage' and 'paranoia' if it continues plans to 'spy' on bank accounts
DWP
Department for Work and Pensions

DWP faces 'outrage' and 'paranoia' if it continues plans to 'spy' on bank accounts

Should all 30-year-olds get a £10,000 'citizens inheritance'? This Tory peer thinks so
The great wealth transfer

Should all 30-year-olds get a £10,000 'citizens inheritance'? This Tory peer thinks so

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund
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Sabine Goodwin

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles
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Money

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles

It's a cost of loving crisis: Why young people are getting into thousands in debt looking for love
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Life

It's a cost of loving crisis: Why young people are getting into thousands in debt looking for love

DWP should never use AI to suspend benefit claims, experts insist: 'People are still struggling'
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Benefits

DWP should never use AI to suspend benefit claims, experts insist: 'People are still struggling'

Martin Lewis calls for urgent action on debt collectors as millions feel 'harassed' and 'suicidal'
debt
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis calls for urgent action on debt collectors as millions feel 'harassed' and 'suicidal'

Pensions, taxes and benefits: What does Autumn Statement 2023 mean for you and your bank balance?
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Autumn Statement

Pensions, taxes and benefits: What does Autumn Statement 2023 mean for you and your bank balance?

Autumn Statement 2023: What could be in it and how it will affect your bank balance?
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Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement 2023: What could be in it and how it will affect your bank balance?

How a grassroots women's network is fighting climate change – one dodgy investment at a time
Climate crisis

How a grassroots women's network is fighting climate change – one dodgy investment at a time