Budget 2015

George Osbourne delivers the Government’s 2015 statement. You can check your own situation using the Calculater here   For the first time tax credits and family benefits under Universal Credit will be limited to the first two children only. At the moment 870,000 families with more than two children claim tax credits, according to HMRC.…

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Welfare Benefits 2015-Conservative challenge

The Welfare Benefits Challenge     Where can the government cut the budget.? In 2015-6, spending on benefits, pensions and tax credits is expected to total £220bn State pensions and age-related benefits, such as winter fuel allowance and free TV licences, will account for £95bn Child tax credits and working tax credits – £30bn Housing…

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Review-Top 10 Recruitment web sites and features Introduction

Review-Top 10 Recruitment web sites and features Introduction  I wanted to Review-Top 10 Recruitment web sites and features to look at what they had to offer. Recruitment web sites are a key part of the recruitment process as featured in the last article They are the first place where many people will post their CV and…

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Employment Support Allowance

 Employment Support Allowance Types of ESA The 2 types of ESA are: contribution-based ESA – usually you get this if you’ve got enoughNational Insurance contributions income-related ESA – usually you get this on its own or on top of contribution-based ESA, if you’re on a low income Contribution-based ESA Contribution-based ESA lasts 1 year if you’re in the work-related activity group. You may be able to…

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