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What Budget 2014 means for carers!


This briefing is a short summary of the major areas of the ways in which the March 2014 Budget will […]

Record 360,000 carers miss out on £1bn allowances


Record numbers of carers are missing out on vital financial support due to a lack of advice, Carers UK reveals […]

Progress for young carers’ rights


Progress for young carers’ rights – but fight for parent carers continues Carers UK warmly welcomes this morning’s announcement from […]

Benefit cap now in place!


Benefit Cap! How Does It Affect Me ? In April 2013 a cap was introduced to limit the total amount in some benefits that […]

Bedroom tax: Carers facing debt, eviction and food poverty


New Carers UK research shows Government failing to protect carers and disabled people from ‘spare room’ cuts Carers are being […]

Young carers: Quarter of a million children provide care for others


Young carers: Quarter of a million children provide care for others Nearly a quarter of a million children in England […]

Queen’s Speech: New Rights for Carers


Hundreds of thousands of carers will be promised new rights in the Queen’s Speech tomorrow as the number of elderly […]

Update on Major changes to DLA.


Major Changes to Disability Living Allowance: Important Information for Motability Customers: From 8 April 2013, the Government is introducing a […]

Benefit cap – What does this mean for me?


Benefit Cap – what does this mean for me? From April 2013 the overall amount of benefit you can receive […]

ARE YOU READY FOR THE BEDROOM TAX?


Changes to Housing Benefit (The Bedroom Tax): From April 2013 some people will get less housing benefit than they did […]