Monthly Archives: April 2011

Housing benefit, adapted housing and common sense

Housing benefit changes and disabled people The implications of the stringent government cuts and the consequent impact on Housing Benefit are likely to effect disabled people very badly. Research indicates that over 100,000 disabled people living in specially adapted homes … Continue reading

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Council cuts mean higher charges for disabled help

Coalition on charging publishes some disturbing data on disability related charges As local authorities face significant reductions in central Government funding it seems that charges for essential disabled services by those councils are likely to skyrocket, creating huge difficulties and … Continue reading

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Paternity leave rules & business

New paternity leave entitlements available for fathers of children born after 3rd April 2011 and allowing them up to 6 months off work and to share the mother’s maternity leave and maternity pay if she returns to work early, will … Continue reading

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