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  1. Questions and problems associated with Child Support Agency.

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    by kog

    24th August 2018, 12:49

  2. Tax issues including self assesment/working tax credit and other Tax associated problems/questions.

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  3. Few forums on The CAG have invoked so much criticisms and emotions as ATOS.

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  1. Sticky Threads
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Stirling CAB publishes Plain English Guide to help sort out Benefits

    Stirling CAB publishes Plain English Guide...

    Started by stu007‎, 22nd November 2017 23:45
    benefits, cab, english, guide, help, out, plain, publishes, sort, stirling
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 6,578
    Skinnered
    23rd November 2017, 01:11 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Universal Credit national expansion – Tranche two

    Here is a list of all phase II Universal...

    Started by mikeymack2002‎, 15th February 2015 11:52
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 42,724
    mikeymack2002
    25th October 2017, 00:01 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Child maintenance calculator **Correct As At Aug 2017**

    Child maintenance calculator READ...

    Started by stu007‎, 10th August 2017 01:43
    calculator, child, maintenance
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,963
    stu007
    10th August 2017, 01:43 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Guide to taking in a Lodger

    Guide to taking in a Lodger What is a...

    Started by stu007‎, 25th March 2017 22:41
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 6,966
    stu007
    25th March 2017, 22:41 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Sources of Interest - Updated March 2017

    Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Document...

    Started by stu007‎, 24th October 2013 22:27
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 33,874
    stu007
    25th March 2017, 22:13 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: See what's going to happen with befefits from 2017

    Over the next few years there are going to...

    Started by mikeymack2002‎, 19th December 2016 21:12
    2017, befefits, from, going, happen, see, what, with
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 9,533
    antone
    19th December 2016, 22:50 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Mandatory Reconsideration, Appealing or going to a Tribunal? Some useful information(2 Viewing) 

    Note - ignore the (E). This just means that...

    Started by honeybee13‎, 15th March 2010 15:11
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 101,690
    Conniff
    6th September 2016, 09:00 Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Bedroom Tax - Sources of Interest **Correct as at Oct 2015**

    Valuation Office Agency – Rent Officers...

    Started by stu007‎, 13th June 2013 01:03
    bedroom, interest, sources, tax
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 19,113
    citizenB
    27th January 2016, 10:22 Go to last post
  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: DLA/Pip 12 point diary

    Whilst helping a friend to find a good...

    Started by mikeymack2002‎, 15th December 2015 21:31
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 17,583
    citizenB
    15th December 2015, 21:41 Go to last post
  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Information to provide when asking benefit questions

    Hi, and welcome to the CAG Benefit Forum....

    Started by antone‎, 30th September 2015 02:09
    asking, benefit, information, provide, questions, when
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 14,605
    antone
    30th September 2015, 23:45 Go to last post
  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: DLA to PIPS the time frames and areas affected 2015(1 Viewing) 

    Do you want to know when your area is...

    Started by mikeymack2002‎, 5th May 2015 11:36
    2015, affected, and, areas, dla, frames, pips, the, time
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 19,679
    citizenB
    2nd June 2015, 07:45 Go to last post
  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to… make an appeal against Bedroom Tax

    Bedroom Tax has been a hot topic of late,...

    Started by Michael Browne‎, 29th May 2015 14:39
    against, appeal, bedroom, how, make, tax, to…
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 17,371
    mikeymack2002
    30th May 2015, 11:16 Go to last post
  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: Want to know more about certain benefits?

    This thread is designed to assist you with...

    Started by mikeymack2002‎, 26th April 2015 13:09
    about, benefits, certain, know, more, want
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 14,106
    **Margaret**
    25th May 2015, 23:39 Go to last post
  15. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Discretionary Housing Payment **Updated April 2015**

    Discretionary Housing Payment What is...

    Started by stu007‎, 13th June 2013 00:44
    discretionary, housing, payment
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 19,786
    stu007
    23rd April 2015, 23:45 Go to last post
  16. Sticky Thread Sticky: Esa3 (Current as at Jan 2015)

    I'm not sure if it's already been posted,...

    Started by CookieRocks‎, 19th January 2015 17:16
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 13,508
    CookieRocks
    19th January 2015, 17:16 Go to last post
  17. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Sources of Interest - Updated Oct 2015

    Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)...

    Started by stu007‎, 10th June 2014 22:38
    2014, allowance, and, correct, employment, esa, interest, june, sources, support
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 16,729
    stu007
    10th June 2014, 22:38 Go to last post
  18. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: This Forum - please read

    This forum is intended for the purposes of...

    Started by ErikaPNP‎, 23rd May 2011 17:27
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 17,888
    antone
    6th January 2014, 16:40 Go to last post
  19. Sticky Thread Sticky: Find your Nearest FOODBANK **Correct as at Aug 2016**

    This is a link to The Trussell Trust which...

    Started by stu007‎, 2nd October 2013 19:08
    find, foodbank, nearest, your
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 13,631
    RaeUK
    2nd October 2013, 19:22 Go to last post
  20. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Universal Credit Change to Housing Benefit in October

    http://www.housing.org.uk/policy/welfare-refo...

    Started by citizenB‎, 24th September 2013 09:37
    benefit, change, credit, housing, october, universal
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 13,206
    citizenB
    28th September 2013, 11:40 Go to last post
  21. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: New Benefit Cap (Updated December 2015)

    During the summer 2013 a limit will be...

    Started by Conniff‎, 11th September 2013 16:39
    2013, benefit, cap, new, summer
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 10,494
    Conniff
    11th September 2013, 16:39 Go to last post
  22. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Housing Benefit Reviews, Appeals, Dispute Form and Guidance**Correct as at Oct 2015*

    Housing Benefit Reviews, Appeals,...

    Started by stu007‎, 13th June 2013 00:16
    and, appeals, benefit, dispute, form, guidance, housing, reviews
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 12,521
    stu007
    13th June 2013, 00:16 Go to last post
  23. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Letter to send if you are being charged bank fees whilst on benefits

    This has been posted elsewhere on the...

    Started by MARTIN3030‎, 9th June 2012 13:48
    are, bank, being, benefits, charged, fees, letter, send, whilst, you
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 22,427
    dx100uk
    19th May 2013, 10:42 Go to last post
  24. Sticky Thread Sticky: Useful Links/Information

    National Minimum Wage - BERR HM Revenue...

    Started by freakyleaky‎, 2nd January 2008 17:32
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 50,622
    speedfreek
    15th September 2011, 13:50 Go to last post
  25. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: ESA50 Guide

    The site team have given permission for the...

    Started by leemack‎, 10th August 2011 20:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 28,673
    ErikaPNP
    10th August 2011, 21:37 Go to last post
  26. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: esa medicals

    Hi all, I recently had a medical for...

    Started by leemack‎, 14th December 2010 18:08
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 40,116
    alfwithhair
    29th April 2011, 20:30 Go to last post
  27. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Benefits and the Law

    Quite often, members ask on CAG what law is...

    Started by ErikaPNP‎, 16th March 2010 19:40
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 27,221
    ErikaPNP
    2nd April 2011, 20:13 Go to last post
  28. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Your bank is taking your benefits in charges

    Bank charges and Acts of Parliament...

    Started by steven4064‎, 2nd January 2008 16:26
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 65,532
    pawnbrokers
    27th October 2010, 13:12 Go to last post
  29. Sticky Thread Sticky: Closed: Benefits A - Z

    There is a full A-Z on benefits available in...

    Started by ErikaPNP‎, 5th September 2010 19:13
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29,706
    ErikaPNP
    5th September 2010, 19:13 Go to last post
  30. Forum Threads
  1. UC & Habitual Residency Test Fail?

    Hi, I moved to the UK in 2003 as my...

    Started by adridude‎, 22nd September 2018 17:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 244
    adridude
    22nd September 2018, 18:28 Go to last post
  2. ESA Contributed based(1 Viewing) 

    Hi, has anyone else experienced the...

    Started by Vixen7‎, 21st September 2018 23:43
    based, contributed, esa
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 257
    speedfreek
    22nd September 2018, 09:00 Go to last post
  3. Sending in bank statements to DWP

    I wondered how secure your information is...

    Started by Matchgirl‎, 18th September 2018 17:22
    bank, dwp, sending, statements
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 421
    Matchgirl
    19th September 2018, 18:16 Go to last post
  4. Anyone else had problems with claiming travel expenses to medical appointments since UC came in?

    It's obvious that the government is making...

    Started by Max1968‎, 8th September 2018 00:29
    anyone, appointments, came, claiming, else, expenses, had, medical, problems, since, travel, with
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 918
    Max1968
    19th September 2018, 09:50 Go to last post
  5. self employed earnings for Universal Credits

    Hello, Can anyone give me some guidance...

    Started by danworg‎, 17th September 2018 11:22
    credits, earnings, employed, for, self, universal
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 297
    danworg
    17th September 2018, 13:08 Go to last post
  6. Progress of my New PIP claim

    I a few months ago applied for PIP for...

    Started by tommy456‎, 16th September 2018 14:24
    claim, new, pip, progress
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 307
    tommy456
    16th September 2018, 14:24 Go to last post
  7. Student loan and universal credit

    Hi all I'm in desperate need of advice. I...

    Started by ParalysedWithFear‎, 7th September 2018 01:46
    2 Pages
    1 2
    and, credit, loan, student, universal
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 1,190
    honeybee13
    15th September 2018, 07:05 Go to last post
  8. Some advise please.. unfit for work!

    I have never been down this road before, i...

    Started by **Tilly**‎, 29th August 2018 22:53
    advise, for, please, some, unfit, work
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 657
    **Tilly**
    12th September 2018, 16:18 Go to last post
  9. Interview under caution Benefit fraud Company Director(1 Viewing) 

    I am posting on behalf of a neighbour, not...

    Started by ConsumerMark‎, 9th September 2018 10:19
    benefit, caution, company, director, fraud, interview, under
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 571
    ericsbrother
    10th September 2018, 12:05 Go to last post
  10. Right to see how they arrived at decision?

    My sister has been refused benefits because...

    Started by DamnGirl!‎, 22nd May 2018 17:27
    actors, arrived, benefits, decision, how, right, schedule d, see, they
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,919
    DamnGirl!
    8th September 2018, 18:42 Go to last post
  11. Here we go again

    Hi all, So after being left alone for...

    Started by reallymadwoman‎, 6th September 2018 12:41
    again, here
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 589
    reallymadwoman
    7th September 2018, 12:53 Go to last post
  12. Do I tell?

    I have just finished my degree course and am...

    Started by fletch70‎, 1st July 2018 11:55
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,842
    fletch70
    4th September 2018, 19:44 Go to last post
  13. Universal Credit - Moving House Questions

    I have recently (well still in the process...

    Started by Wayne C‎, 18th August 2018 07:43
    and, credit, house, moving, universal
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 740
    honeybee13
    4th September 2018, 14:16 Go to last post
  14. DWP Funeral payment... Any advice?

    Hi, My mum sadly passed away in August in...

    Started by smalls88‎, 28th August 2018 20:38
    advice, any, dwp, funeral, payment
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 700
    ericsbrother
    30th August 2018, 13:40 Go to last post
  15. Transfer to universal credit from esa

    Hi all just need some clarification as I...

    Started by daverules‎, 30th August 2018 12:02
    credit, esa, from, transfer, universal
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 375
    Andyorch
    30th August 2018, 12:36 Go to last post
  16. Housing benefit overpayment?(1 Viewing) 

    After some advice here folks. Last August...

    Started by thehangryguy‎, 28th August 2018 08:46
    benefit, housing, overpayment
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 524
    silverfox1961
    30th August 2018, 10:20 Go to last post
  17. Universal Credit Nightmare Advise if you could please!.

    Apolgies in advance as I’m a little shaky...

    Started by Wayne C‎, 29th August 2018 11:44
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 473
    unclebulgaria67
    29th August 2018, 20:02 Go to last post
  18. Direct Payments Meeting

    Hello, I currently get £8K PA from the...

    Started by Braveheart2009‎, 27th August 2018 12:57
    direct, meeting, payments
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 384
    Braveheart2009
    27th August 2018, 12:57 Go to last post
  19. LIFT Scheme & Housing Beneift

    Is housing and council tax benefit available...

    Started by Braveheart2009‎, 24th August 2018 11:46
    lift, scheme
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 516
    Andyorch
    24th August 2018, 15:08 Go to last post
  20. Job seekers and mobile phone question

    Hi, I am on JSA and my work coach has asked...

    Started by sophie77‎, 13th August 2018 18:05
    jsa, mobile, phone
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,347
    trebormoinet
    23rd August 2018, 13:20 Go to last post
  21. Question I do not have a P45 - can i claim universal credit without it ?

    Hi The company i used to work for has...

    Started by jaffacake2000‎, 21st August 2018 23:49
    can, claim, credit, have, not, p45, universal, without
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 525
    jaffacake2000
    22nd August 2018, 13:22 Go to last post
  22. temporary absence of joint claimant trigger migration to UC

    If a couple have a joint JSA claim and the...

    Started by konark‎, 21st August 2018 00:46
    absence, claimant, joint, migration, temporary, trigger
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 601
    konark
    22nd August 2018, 03:19 Go to last post
  23. Angry Carers Allowance

    Please can some one give me some advice. On...

    Started by andrew1402‎, 20th August 2018 10:49
    allowance, carers
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 546
    andrew1402
    21st August 2018, 10:32 Go to last post
  24. Recently claimed Universal Credit but my mother is now ill. Advice would be much appreciated.

    My fixed term contract at my recent job...

    Started by Max1968‎, 13th August 2018 18:58
    advice, appreciated, but, claimed, credit, ill, mother, much, now, recently, universal, would
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 905
    unclebulgaria67
    18th August 2018, 21:39 Go to last post
  25. Change of Circumstance report or not?

    Hello, I wonder if anyone is able to...

    Started by albatross_‎, 15th August 2018 10:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 602
    antone
    16th August 2018, 01:57 Go to last post


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