Parent Bereavement leave

Parent Bereavement leave

Parent Bereavement leave A new law that comes into force on April 6th 2020 gives bereaved parents who have lost a child under 18 (including stillborn babies) can have two weeks of leave following the loss. Bereaved parents can take the leave in one block or in two...
Saving money on electricity

Saving money on electricity

Saving money on electricity The Office of National Statistics says debt is rising in the UK. Most of us have debts and have problems affording the basics like rent, food, and power. This is a big problem for disabled people who have their benefits removed, as it can...
Wolverhampton Carer’s Support Cafe

Wolverhampton Carer’s Support Cafe

Wolverhampton Carer’s Support Cafe Wolverhampton Carer’s Support Group hold a monthly family carers wellbeing group at the thriving  Evie’s kitchen.Its a chance to get some down time, and chat to other people who are caring for a friend or family...
Food Banks – Wolverhampton

Food Banks – Wolverhampton

Food Banks – Wolverhampton There are 4 food banks in Wolverhampton.One of them has moved.The details of how you can get a food parcel are here: The WellUnit 16, Wulfrun Trading Estate, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 6HHYou have to be referred by a listed...
Universal Credit legal win

Universal Credit legal win

Universal Credit legal win The DWP lost its case at the court of appeal yesterday when it tried to appeal lower court decisions protecting claimants against a drop in income from the when the severe disability premium came under Universal Credit.. 2 disabled brought...
Equality at Work

Equality at Work

Equality at Work These are the Governments’s plans for benefits this year: Working age benefits like Universal Credit (standard) will be the same, so will Housing Benefit – the Government has frozen these rates until 2020. People in the ESA support group...