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Loss of worker status if employment is no longer effective and genuine

michaelh - 30/09/2014

interpretation, interpretation, interpretation.....that will always be the burning question. The ...

EEA national break in JSA claim, can they claim HB?

michaelh - 30/09/2014

Hi, not much from me - just want to support what Alex G has stated and that we too have had the s ...

Identifying Exempt accomodation

Paul Mason - 30/09/2014


Can I have a copy as well?



UC rollout !

Kay_Tade - 30/09/2014

[quote=simon]Or is the truth they are rushing this as much as possible before May 2015 for some r ...

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