Henri Krishna

  • Advising BME communities project


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    The advising black and minority ethnic (BME) communities project aims to support those working with both existing and new BME communities - including migrant workers, refugees and asylum seekers - to maximize potential income available through the benefits and tax credits system for families and individuals at the risk of poverty.

    This project provides a range of training, information, a quarterly ebulletin and support for organisations and those working with BME groups.

  • Universal credit: problems and solutions

    Issue 256 (February 2017)
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    The roll out of the live and now full universal credit (UC) services has highlighted a number of problems. In some cases, these are caused primarily by interpretation of legislation and, in others, by DWP policies and systems. Henri Krishna summarises some of the main problems CPAG has encountered and shares solutions where we have them.

  • European nationals and sickness benefits

    Issue 250 (February 2016)
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    Henri Krishna looks at rules which determine which European state is responsible for the payment of certain ‘cash sickness benefits’.

  • Residence rights round-up

    Issue 247 (August 2015)
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    Henri Krishna examines the most significant developments in residence-related rights for European migrants over the last year.

  • Right to reside: when 3 equals 6

    Issue 243 (December 2014)
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    Henri Krishna describes further reductions in rights to reside for jobseekers.

  • Residence rights and wrongs

    Issue 242 (October 2014)
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    Henri Krishna reviews recent changes in rules1 about residence and benefits, concentrating on developments not already covered by articles on the 1 January 2014 changes in CPAG's Welfare Rights Bulletin 238 and the Saint Prix decision of the European Court of Justice in CPAG's Welfare Rights Bulletin 241.

    • 1. SI 2014/1451
  • The accession of Croatia

    Issue 235 (August 2013)
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    On 1 July 2013 Croatia became the newest member of the European Union (EU). Henri Krishna outlines the changes.

  • JSA, housing costs and the 104-week rule

    Issue 218 (October 2011)
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    Henri Krishna examines the 104-week limit on claiming jobseeker’s allowance (JSA) housing costs, which will start to bite in January 2011.