Separated parents told: Agree on child support or face fees
Separated parents face a charge for administering child maintenance payments unless they can reach an amicable agreement
21 May 2014
Thousands of tenants to get bedroom tax rebate
A loophole means bedroom tax doesn't apply to certain renters who have lived in the same home for more than 17 years
10 January 2014
Universal credit: Most claimants unprepared, Citizens Advice says
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6 November 2013
'Rip-off' pension charges targeted by Government
The Government is considering banning all pension charges above 0.75% a year
30 October 2013
Workplace pensions face shake-up - with a crackdown on duff schemes
Your pension could be better value in future with plans unveiled to shake up workplace schemes
19 September 2013
State pension changes to make workers worse off, unions say
Workers on an average wage will be £29 a week worse off under reforms to the state pension, according to the TUC
21 August 2013
Benefits cap comes into force
A cap limiting the amount of benefits households can receive each week, has come into force today in parts of the UK
15 July 2013
Benefits shake-up: Universal credit trial begins
Universal credit, which replaces job seeker's allowance and other tax credits will be launched in four areas today
29 April 2013
Changing job? Your pension should follow you, Government says
New plans should make it easier for people to take pensions with them when they take up new jobs
24 April 2013
MPs vote to limit benefit rises to 1%
A key vote to decide whether the annual increase in most benefits will be capped at 1% until 2016 will take place today
8 January 2013
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