Thousands of women underpaid State Pension refunded an average of £9,000 - here's how to claim

Thousands of women underpaid State Pension refunded an average of £9,000 - here's how to claim

Pensions DWP Personal finance Money worries

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed it is trawling through records to identify women due a windfall. Married, divorced and widowed women are being urged to check whether they are being underpaid their State Pension. The heirs and

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PIP could give you an extra £151 a week to help with daily living and mobility costs

PIP could give you an extra £151 a week to help with daily living and mobility costs

Benefits Personal Independence Payments Money worries DWP Personal finance

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) recently revealed there has been a huge drop in the number of people applying for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) due to the coronavirus lockdown. PIP is a benefit for people who need help with daily

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10 changes you must report to DWP or risk losing benefits payments

10 changes you must report to DWP or risk losing benefits payments

Benefits DWP Personal finance Money worries

Claiming benefits can be a financial lifeline for many households. More than 20 million people across the UK are currently claiming some sort of benefit from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). And while there will always be those that a

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People over State Pension age may be eligible to claim Universal Credit - here's how

People over State Pension age may be eligible to claim Universal Credit - here's how

Benefits Pensions Personal finance Money worries DWP

The number of Universal Credit claims made by the over-50s more than doubled between March and May, a new study suggests. The claims among this age group has risen from 304,000 to nearly 660,000 in just two months, according to an analysis of offi

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Attendance Allowance myths that stop people of State Pension age claiming support worth up to £89 a week

Attendance Allowance myths that stop people of State Pension age claiming support worth up to £89 a week

Benefits DWP Personal Independence Payments Personal finance Disability Money worries

Some people miss out on Attendance Allowance because they mistakenly believe they don’t qualify for the additional benefit or are put off by the claims process. Attendance Allowance helps people who have reached State Pension age with extra costs

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Top tips for filling in the Attendance Allowance claim form that could get you extra money each month

Top tips for filling in the Attendance Allowance claim form that could get you extra money each month

Benefits Pensions DWP Personal finance Money worries

Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people over State Pension age who need help with personal care or supervision because of an illness, disability or mental health condition. You could receive either £59.70 or £89.15 a week depending on the leve

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Thousands of families to receive invitation to apply for new Scottish benefits

Thousands of families to receive invitation to apply for new Scottish benefits

Benefits Scottish Government Money worries DWP Personal finance Taxes

From this week, thousands of families across Scotland will start to get letters telling them they are entitled to new Scottish benefits. The Scottish Government is writing to an estimated 22,000 households informing them that they may be eligible for

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Scots gran battling cancer weighed just three stone at death after DWP stopped benefits

Scots gran battling cancer weighed just three stone at death after DWP stopped benefits

Cancer Dundee Benefits DWP

A Scots grandmother died from cancer weighing just three stone after her benefits were stopped. Christine McCluskey, 61, from Dundee, was severely malnourished and had to be fed through a tube at the time she was assessed by the Department of Work an

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This year's PIP rates and how the DWP works out how much money to pay you

This year's PIP rates and how the DWP works out how much money to pay you

Benefits Personal Independence Payments DWP Personal finance Money worries

Statistics from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) recently revealed there has been a huge drop in the number of people applying for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) since the coronavirus lockdown began in March. PIP is a benefit for pe

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PIP for mental health could give you financial support worth up to £151 a week

PIP for mental health could give you financial support worth up to £151 a week

Benefits Personal Independence Payments Mental health DWP Personal finance Money worries Wellbeing

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) isn’t something everyone knows about, but they should, especially as we emerge from over three months of lockdown. There's often a great deal of misunderstanding around who is eligible for PIP - mostly by pe

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