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Access to universal credit for refugees and their families

18 October 2021
This report highlights findings from the Early Warning System and meetings with organisations supporting refugees about experiences of claiming universal credit and some of the difficulties encountered.

Universal credit and access to justice: applying the law automatically

20 September 2021
This report focuses on some of the problems UC claimants are experiencing both making a claim for UC and receiving accurate payments, which appear to be caused by the digitalisation and automation of the UC system. Claimants who have specific life circumstances are experiencing similar problems because the UC computer system seems unable to calculate their UC payment correctly and in accordance with the law.

Benefits for resettled Afghans

15 September 2021
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Benefits for new refugees

August 2021
This factsheet is for people who have been granted refugee status, indefinite leave to remain, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave – as long as one of these applies to you, you have the same rights to benefits as UK nationals.

Falling Through the Net - Briefing 4

22 June 2021
This is the fourth in a series of regular briefings which highlight some of the persistent gaps in support that exist for children and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence of these gaps is drawn from our Early Warning System (EWS) which collects case studies from frontline practitioners working directly with families on the problems they are seeing with the social security system.

Rights to benefits and tax credits for European nationals

May 2021
This factsheet gives an overview of the rights of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and their family members to access benefits and tax credits following the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU).

Benefits for EEA nationals - advanced (Scotland) 6 - 7 December 2021 ONLINE

6th December 2021 to 7th December 2021
Online Scotland
This experienced level course looks in detail at the social security rights of EEA nationals and their family members in the UK. It provides an opportunity for advisers who are...

Falling Through the Net - Briefing 3

15 April 2021
This is the third in a series of regular briefings which highlight some of the persistent gaps in support that exist for children and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence of these gaps is drawn from our Early Warning System (EWS) which collects case studies from frontline practitioners working directly with families on the problems they are seeing with the social security system.

Early warning system e-bulletin - March 2021

March 2021
In this edition of the e-bulletin, we look at the top issues emerging to date in 2021, and provide an update on habitual residence tests and National Insurance numbers.

[BOOKINGS CLOSED] Webinar: Withdrawal Symptoms - Benefits for EEA Migrants, 6 May 2021

6th May 2021
Online
Bookings for this event are now closed. Over the last 6 months there have been significant legal developments - both new legislation and caselaw - concerning the benefit entitlements of...