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The Department for Communities (DfC) are currently engaged in providing a multi-strand approach the benefit uptake programme. This includes: Ringing the Make the Call helpline on 0800 232 1271 . This will provide clients with free confidential needs assessment, and will give advice on other...
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Pension Credit in the UK changed on 15th May 2019. Since then, mixed-aged couples have not been able to make a claim for Pension Credit and must claim Universal Credit instead. However, this change won’t impact those couples who have both reached state pension age. A couple is considered mixed-age...
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Supermarket says it will prioritise deliveries amid concern over food supplies for vulnerable people Coronavirus – latest UK updates See all our coronavirus coverage Waitrose is setting aside at least a quarter of its online grocery delivery slots for elderly and vulnerable shoppers amid rising...
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New JRF briefingbriefingurgesthe Government to go further to protect people on low incomes from the impact of coronavirus.
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JRF responds to Chancellors plans to support the self-employed during coronavirus
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We must offer support to all workers, says Rebecca McDonald. Heres how.
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We must design just policies and practices that unlock support, and provide security for every member of our society.
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The Government#39;s steps are welcome, but it must go further to ensure people can stay at homeand stay afloat.
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Lieutenant governor Dan Patrick tells Fox News: ‘Do we have to shut down the entire country for this? I think we can get back to work’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As Donald Trump pushed to re-open the US economy in weeks , rather than months, the lieutenant...
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Lieutenant governor Dan Patrick tells Fox News: ‘Do we have to shut down the entire country for this? I think we can get back to work’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As Donald Trump pushed to re-open the US economy in weeks , rather than months, the lieutenant...
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We welcome the Government#39;s bold and compassionate measures that will offer security to families in this time of turmoil.Our briefing sets out recommendations for more measures to help people who don#39;t yet have the lifeline they need.
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US scrambles to tackle coronavirus pandemic and Germany reports that new infections are levelling off Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Soldiers drafted in to help Spain tackle the coronavirus pandemic by disinfecting and running residential homes have found a number of...
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US scrambles to tackle coronavirus pandemic and Germany reports that new infections are levelling off Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Soldiers drafted in to help Spain tackle the coronavirus pandemic by disinfecting and running residential homes have found a number of...
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Over-70s asked to self-isolate compare coronavirus crisis to wartime childhood memories Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Maureen Childs, 80, isn’t scared of coronavirus. She is careful not to catch the bug as she self-isolates in her seventh-floor flat in east London,...
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Woman in 70s taken to hospital after sustaining black eye in incident in Hertfordshire Three teenagers have been arrested after an elderly couple were allegedly coughed at and assaulted in Hertfordshire. Police said the couple were approached by three males before one coughed in their faces in...
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Figures from Action Fraud reveal cases are rising, with 38 reported in previous five days Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Scared, vulnerable older people are being preyed on by criminals using a range of coronavirus scams to burgle, rob and potentially harm them,...
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Figures from Action Fraud reveal cases are rising, with 38 reported in previous five days Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Scared, vulnerable older people are being preyed on by criminals using a range of coronavirus scams to burgle, rob and potentially harm them,...
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Now is the time to use ourpublicsocial security system to keep each other safe and prevent people being pulled under by the impacts of Covid-19.
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Older members of society mostly seen as incompetent, hostile or a burden, says report The UK’s ageist attitudes have been revealed in a report that shows older people are widely mocked, patronised and demonised by the rest of society. Older people are mostly seen as incompetent, hostile or a burden...

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