Tag: Benefits

How to Report a Change in Circumstances

People who claim welfare benefits need to report a change in circumstances – if and when it happens. In fact, reporting changes in your circumstances...

What is the Payment Exception Service?

The Payment Exception Service is for benefit claimants who do not have access to a bank or building society account (including credit union or Post...

DWP Penalty Policy for Benefit Overpayment

This section explains the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) fixed rate penalty policy for benefit overpayments and how it occurs as a result of...

How to Challenge a Benefits Decision?

What does it mean ‘asking for DWP mandatory reconsideration’? In simple terms, it means you disagree with a decision made about your claim for benefits,...

What is the Benefit Cap?

First introduced in 2013, the benefit cap places a limit on the total amount of welfare benefits that most claimants of working age can receive....