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  1. Hi, I am caring for a relative who is receiving P.I.P. I want to switch from Jobseeker's Allowance to Carer's Allowance there is a lot of information online about which benefits are available I can't find anything about how long it takes to be awarded Carer's Allowance, when I should notify the jobcentre that I am applying for Carer's Allowance, and if I can claim Jobseeker's Allowance until I get Carer's Allowance? I was also wondering if I am eligible to receive backdated Carer's Allowance and whether I would still have to be on The Work Programme?
  2. Hi all, I am now trying to apply for the JSA and when filling in the paper application form a question on Page 38 asks "at any time, have you come to live or returned to live in the UK from abroad? Who has come to the UK? What is their nationality? Which country have their come from? Was this to work in the UK? Has the Home office put a limit on how long they can stay in the UK? etc" if Yes, I am required to send passport or immigration documents to the JC. I went on holiday last year for a month and I am a british citizen. I really have no ideas of whether to tick
  3. I have been on Jobseekers Allowance since March 2011, in June 2012 I was put onto the Work Programme, however I missed the first appointment due to a mistake at their end, however I received the following letter from the DWP today, the letter is dated 19th July 2012. We cannot pay you Jobseeker's Allowance from 25 July 2012. This is because we recently told you that a decision would be made about a doubt. -On whether you failed to take advantage of a place on the employment programme. We have now decided that you did not take advantage of a place on an employment programme and t
  4. Hello, I am soon to claim JSA (end of Aug 2010). I understand that my NI contributions for the tax years ending 2008 and 2009 will be used to determine whether or not I receive contribution or income based JSA. However, I did not make any NI contributions between April 2007 and November 2007 (I wasn't in employment or claiming JSA). So: From April 2007 to November 2007 I was making no NI contributions From November 2007 to February 2008 I was claiming income based JSA From February 2008 to September 2009 I was in full time employment From September 2009 to March 2010 I was
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