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Overtime should count towards holiday pay, rules tribunal

Overtime worked should be taken into account when holiday pay is calculated, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled

4 November 2014

Disability and carer's allowance claimaints to suffer as inflation falls

Disability and carers benefits are likely to rise by just 1.2% next April after inflation figures fell to a 5-year low

15 October 2014

Autumn Statement 2013: Disability and carers' benefits get 2.7% rise

Disability and carers' benefits and the additional state pension will rise by 2.7% in April 2014

5 December 2013

Apply for winter fuel payments now to ease energy worries

Some households will be eligible for winter fuel and cold weather payments to help with cutting energy bills

27 November 2012

Government considers tougher benefit sanctions

The Government may strengthen penalties for some benefit claimants who refuse to try to find work

4 September 2012