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Blue Badge Scheme extension

The Blue Badge Scheme has been extended to cover hidden disabilities.

From 2019, people with ‘hidden disabilities’, less obvious illness and disabilities, will have the right to a parking...


LGA consultation - add your views on care provision

At the end of July the Local Government Association decided to launch their own nationwide consultation

‘The lives we want to lead [ The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing ]

It...


Carer

This is not exactly a benefit, but claiming it is really important. Signing up for Carer’s Credit for a year means a carer could receive over £200 extra per year in State Pension when they...


State Pensions – old and new

For the tax year April 2018 – 2019 to Basic State Retirement Pension is £125.95.

For those who come under the New State Pension rules which came into force in April 2016, the amount paid...