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Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

This factsheet sets out the main social security benefits and tax credits that lone parents may be able to claim during a course of education.

A child-centred reform of children's social security

18 December 2019
As part of our Secure Futures for Children and Families project, Megan A. Curran, PhD, postdoctoral research scientist at the Center on Poverty and Social Policy, Columbia University, examines how the social security system could be reformed to put children at the centre in this paper.

Tax credits and early years e-bulletin December 2019

Best Start grant statistics, caselaw on child living in another Eu state and how Christmas pay affects UC.

Overpayment of benefit and tax credits - training opportunity

19 November 2019
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons & recovery often leaves people in hardship.

Parents claiming for young people in further education or training

October 2019
Factsheet explaining when a parent, or someone responsible for a child, can continue to claim benefit for a child aged 16 or over.

Big Book of Benefits and Mental Health, 2018/20 18th ed

£25.00
The Big Book of Benefits and Mental Health is a practical toolkit of user-friendly information, tips, tactics, samples forms and supporting letters to support anyone living with mental health issues and their families and carers.