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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 | 2018-08-20T22:17:12+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

Web forum: PIP and ESA Assessments

As part of the UK Parliament's inquiry on PIP and ESA Assessments, the Work and Pensions Committee would like to hear about your experience of claiming PIP or ESA. Click the link below to tell them of your experiences: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/work-and-pensions-committee/pip-esa-assessments-forum-17-19/ Please note that the web forum closes on 10th November 2017 so it is vital to [...]

By | 2017-10-27T11:21:10+00:00 October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Single parents win benefits cap High Court challenge

Single parents with a child under two have won a court challenge as they face "real misery" from the government's benefits cap. A High Court judge said the cap was not intended to cover such households, had "no good purpose", and the failure to exempt them was discriminatory. The government said it intended to [...]

By | 2017-08-23T11:47:39+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

‘May the 4th Be With You’ Charity Day

T.A. Law staff held a ‘May the 4th be with you’ Star Wars themed charity day on 4/5/2017. The event, organised by Alison Lane and Rhiannon Thomas featured events such as ‘Pin the light sabre on Yoda’ and ‘Guess the quantity of Edible Ewoks and Jar Jar beans in the jars’. The event was [...]

By | 2017-08-24T10:03:49+00:00 May 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments