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Exempt Accommodation? Who is the lanldord?

peham28 - 20/03/2018

I would be interested to know how other authorities deal with this

UC (Miscellaneous Amendments, Saving and Transitional Protection) Regulations 2018

Lis - 19/03/2018


We have temporary accommodation  used for homeless claims but these properties ...

Northgate - CTR - 2 child restriction - calculation issue

Inga Mycroft - 19/03/2018

We ran the script from SRB562 but now have issuesd with some cases which weren't identified a ...

Northgate - CTR - 2 child restriction - calculation issue

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