New online training booklet for 2022/23

23 February 2022
We’re delighted to share a digital version of our brand new online training programme, which includes course listings all the way through to March 2023 in a handy booklet style.

UC families face £570 income cut as costs surge

15 February 2022
DWP figures out today show 3.6 million children were in families on universal credit (UC) in November. Because UC is set to rise by only 3.1% this April when inflation is expected to peak at 7.25%, most of these families face a real-terms cut of around £570 per year in social security support, just as supermarket prices and energy costs surge, new analysis from Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) shows.

Organisations call for 6% increase to benefits

03 February 2022
Thirty-one organisations have come together to call for benefits to be increased by 6 per cent in April in light of the rising cost of living.

NEW! Webinar on understanding and using the revisions and supersessions system for universal credit claimants

25 January 2022
Join us on the afternoon of the 30th March for this webinar.

Free school meals win in Wales

25 November 2021
CPAG welcomes the news that all primary school pupils in Wales will receive free school meals in the next three years.

Get up to speed with the new CDP at our webinar on 1 Dec

23 November 2021
Already familiar with DLA? Learn how the new CDP benefit is different

Come join our team

09 November 2021
We're looking for a welfare rights adviser to work on our eLearning resources

Universal credit for ill health and disability

01 November 2021
Places left for our experienced-level course on 9-10 November

CPAG's response to the spending review

27 October 2021
Responding to today’s Spending Review, Sara Ogilvie, policy director at Child Poverty Action Group said the lower universal credit taper rate is “good news”, but added: "The long-overdue decision to lower the UC taper rate will help lots of low earners. But there was nothing for those who cannot work – carers, those with young children and people who are sick or disabled - who face the same cost pressures as other households and will still have a black hole in their finances after the universal credit cut...

Children's Handbook 2021/2022 out now

19 October 2021
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