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Cost of living payments could give a boost to benefit take-up

May 26, 2022 – Phil Agulnik Karen Holmes

Overall, the cost of living payment for people on means-tested benefits announced by the Chancellor will be a huge help for many. But, we have a message for those not claiming - check now to see if you're eligible.
UPDATED 13 JUNE New claims for Pension Credit before 24 August will get the full £650 payment. Read the blog to find out more.

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Council Tax Reduction schemes in England 2022/23

May 18, 2022 – Phil Agulnik Karen Holmes

Our 2022 review of the Council Tax Reduction (CTR) schemes in England looks at the changes local authorities have made to their CTR schemes for 2022/23. It draws comparisons with previous survey results to discover trends in the type of CTR schemes being introduced by LAs. Read the blog for a summary of our findings and to access the full report.

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