New Style Job Seekers Allowance

What is New Style Job Seekers Allowance? There are 2 types of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) – Contributory Job Seekers Allowance and Income based Job Seekers Allowance which is means tested.  Contributory JSA is renamed New Style JSA when new claims are made after the full roll out stage of Universal Credit (UC) is reached. […]

Where to get advice

Information about where to get face to face advice on benefits and financial issues

Jobseekers Allowance Sanctions

Information about how sanctions are applied if you get Job Seekers Allowance and what you can do if your Job Seekers Allowance is sanctioned

Help with Mortgage Interest

An explanation of changes to the way the rules governing mortgage interest payments included in benefits payments are changing from April 2016 onwards

Mandatory Reconsideration

An explanation of Mandatory Reconsideration the first stage of disputing a decision that has gone against you and how to make it work to increase your chances of success