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Conference 2024

17th September 2024

We are delighted to announce the next date for our annual conference in London -  17th September 2024 and the agenda will be announced as soon as possible.

As always Zoom is also being offered as an option.

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peterdelamothe 14/04/2024

UNIVERSAL CREDIT – UPDATE ON PREPARING TO START
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D&A Reg 8 & 9

nick dearnley 12/04/2024

I have a clmt who moved from one address to
another in October 2022. He did not report the
move at ...

Notification Letters

Rachel Eastwood 12/04/2024

Hi we still send all our notification letters by
post which is obviously a big cost for the council ...

Mobile home, Site Rent - ineligible service charges

AC 11/04/2024

I wondered if someone can assist, we have turned
down a claim for site rent on a holiday park, howe ...

Latest News

UK government sets out further details of the Energy Bills Support Scheme.

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The UK government sets out further details of the
Energy Bills Support Scheme. Millions of house ...

LHA uprating Jan 2020

13/01/2020

I am announcing that from April 2020 Local Housing
Allowance (LHA) rates will be increased in line w ...

universal credit amending regs

11/01/2019

Written statement made today in Parliament
"Universal Credit is a vital reform. It overhauls ...

LA letter

02/10/2018

Letter from Neil Couling to LAs ...