4,600 disabled people ‘wrongly’ lost benefit

About 4,600 disabled people wrongly lost access to a benefit payment more than a year ago after missing an assessment, ministers have revealed. Their money was stopped despite them having "good reason" for not attending consultations for the new Personal Independence Payment. The Department for Work and Pensions has been assessing the numbers affected since [...]

By | 2019-01-08T10:28:10+00:00 January 8th, 2019|News|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

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