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Netting off

Andy Thurman - 17/04/2019

Brace yourself - you may have some work to do!

The overpayments will net but they will ...

Mixed age couple - UC

kstev - 17/04/2019

I read it as a no to the 2 week run on. They can only get that if they have claimed UC and in the ...

Radical CTRS scheme – brilliantly simple or fatally flawed? - 17/04/2019

Just a very crude example of the simplicity of the scheme suggested (X benefit = Y% award) - ...

Jointly owned previous address / specified accommodation / SDP

andrew_hodkinson - 17/04/2019

Hi Andy, thank you for your response.  Re the specified decision, the claimant has a commiss ...

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