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A little more from the Daily Chuckle : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/pensions/article-5600541/Officials-admit-say-state-pension-work.html Officials admit they can't say if your state pension top-up will work and tell savers to seek expensive financial advice. [/b][/size] Savers are being told by ...
Ground zero ... Bradford , West Yorshire : http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/16147377.Food_bank_use_up_by_nearly_a_quarter/ Bradford Central Foodbank use up by nearly a quarter. A BRADFORD food bank has revealed it is helping almost 25 per cent more families now than it did last year. Bradf...
The lack of affordable homes ... one consequence I hope no reader will face ? https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/homeless-households-temporary-accommodation-2020-report-housing-crisis-poverty-a8299951.html More than 100,000 homeless households to be trapped in temporary accommodation by...
More on the effect of UC on the self employed : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/12/universal-credit-flaws-mean-thousands-will-be-worse-off Universal credit 'flaws' mean thousands will be worse off. Analysis shows that self-employed workers could receive less over a year than employees i...
Thanks Susie ... dates back to my first posting on page one.

Age old problem of carers being excluded purely because of them having no computer and / or Internet access.

Solve that and the ( My ) 10,000 odd target for this year's Survey WILL be reached !
Said guidance does not cover the legal obligations placed on the carer and / or caree when employing anyone through Direct Payments. LAs do not assist either ... many are not pointing out the legal position to recipients of Direct Payments. Thousands of individuals have been in receipt of Direct Pay...
I am sure that every family carer and caree have sought out those links after being offered Direct Payments through their local LAs / SSs. Ignorance of the law is no excuse ... technically correct ... same apply to , say , an elderly person in their 90s " Employing " a care worker through the DP sch...
Any plans for old fashioned paper ones to be made available this year , Susie ? Even some stickers pointing carers to the online survey would not go amiss in , say , the local library ( Main focus point for Internet access here in Worksop ) , local hospitals / gp surgeries / foodbanks ? Perhaps , in...
Fine ... what about a lone caree / carer employing a care worker through Direct Payments. Would the same apply for that lone caree / carer ? Would he / she have the same training and reference manuals / books available if needed ? That's my concern ... for sleepovers funded through Direct Payments ,...
Being unemployed is a choice ... a difficult one but nevertheless , a choice. Family carers also have a " Choice " ( Even our own supporting organisations still believe that to be the case ) ... to care or not to care ... but ... what choice is there in reality ? The harsh reality is quite simple .....