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National Audit Office report issued today

peterdelamothe - 15/06/2018

This from one commentator that I think is fundamental. It is something that so many say from Welfare ...

National Audit Office report issued today

peterdelamothe - 15/06/2018

Universal credit is a universal flop. Many expected it, but the scale of the failure is as grand and ...

National Audit Office report issued today

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Article In the New Stateman suggests it is “inevitable” that July 2019 transfer will ...

GDPR Retention period for DIPS

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I have gone with the standard 6 years plus 1 from when the claim is last paid.  Not looking ...

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