Bedroom tax Loophold – Short term fix?

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The Bedroom Tax “loophole” has been circulating following a tribunal judgement indicating the same was made published online. (More detail on our Bedroom tax page here). Since this time DWP have confirmed that this exemption (Namely for households who have a Housing Continue reading Bedroom tax Loophold – Short term fix?

Compensation for unsuitable temporary accommadation

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For a lot of homelessness practitioners unsuitable accommodation, especially where the Local Authority has breached the “6 week in a B’n’B” rule for family’s  (A bit more legal detail and sample pre-action) is a common occurrence (unfortunately more so in Continue reading Compensation for unsuitable temporary accommadation

Lasting Power of Attorney’s Online a quick view

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Justice Minister Lord McNally has been advocating that LPA’s need a wider, younger uptake. He states in the consultation link above: The vast majority of the 700,000 LPAs currently registered in the UK (94 per cent) are for over 60s, Continue reading Lasting Power of Attorney’s Online a quick view