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Rent Reduced and Arrears Written Off

We requested a review of the suitability of a client's temporary accommodation on the basis that it was wholly unaffordable to her. Following our letter, we received a call from the Local Authority stating that they were aware that the rent was unaffordable and they did not expect the tenants to meet the full rent, [...]

By | 2018-07-04T16:14:08+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Welsh Government under pressure over disabled grant cut

The Welsh Government is under pressure from Labour politicians to reconsider its decision to scrap a grant for disabled people. The £27m Welsh Independent Living Grant (WILG) is paid to around 1,300 people. That money has been passed to local councils who are now reassessing recipients. The government said WILG was a "two-tier system" and [...]

By | 2018-05-13T00:46:43+00:00 May 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

PIP Decision Set Aside

We were asked for help by the family of an Eastern European gentleman who had poor English. He had become disabled and claimed PIP, but was refused despite having very limited walking ability. His family helped him to appeal and accompanied him to a Tribunal Hearing where the Tribunal Service provided an interpreter. The family [...]

By | 2018-04-25T16:26:52+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Homeless Family Found Home

From our fab housing team: Client, partner and 2 kids living with relatives for over a decade; property became unsuitable. We advised Client make homeless application to Local Authority (LA), LA unlawfully refused to take application. Our team wrote to LA asking to take application under threat of Judicial Review. LA agreed and has now [...]

By | 2018-05-11T20:38:03+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Client’s Eviction Delayed

Another good result from our team. Our Client had received an order for sale for her property due to non payment of legal fees, which had resulted out of a lengthy legal procedure. Our client was unfortunately experiencing a period of ill health. An approach to the Claimant was unsuccessful as they refused to [...]

By | 2018-04-25T09:13:11+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Huge Overpayment Wiped

Fantastic outcome at tribunal this week - our brilliant benefits team conducted a successful appeal for a vulnerable client facing an £85,000 Income Support and £70,000 housing & council tax benefits overpayment totalling  £155K+; tribunal decided it should not be recoverable from our client, in turn Crown Prosecution Service have decided not to continue with [...]

By | 2018-04-25T09:14:03+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Govt. Ministers U-turn on housing benefit axe for 18-21-year-olds

Ministers have reversed a 2014 move stopping people under the age of 21 automatically getting housing benefit. Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey said the change would "reassure all young people that housing support is in place if they need it". It was estimated that 10,000 young people would have been hit by the move. [...]

By | 2018-03-29T22:41:04+00:00 March 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

T.A. Law Twelve Days of Christmas Charity Fundraiser

From mid-November until when we finished work for Christmas we held the “12 days of Christmas” fundraiser. We held different events including raffles, auctions, games, quizzes, coffee mornings and bake sales with some extra special prizes kindly provided by our donors. The first event was a raffle for 2 tickets to the pantomime ‘Rumpelstiltskin’ [...]

By | 2017-12-22T23:47:17+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Cyber Essentials Certification

T.A. Law are pleased to announce that the company has attained Cyber Essentials certification. This reflects the serious consideration given to IT security by the company as a whole and is good news for our staff and our clients. Cyber Essentials is a UK government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against [...]

By | 2017-12-25T16:34:26+00:00 December 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments