This Professional Resource offers a timely look at the Government’s welfare reform agenda and highlights any variations in the implementation of the legislation between NI and GB.
The topics which will be covered include:
- An overview of the welfare reform agenda, including changes which have already been implemented;
- The creation of a new Universal Credit, the abolition of Housing Benefit and what it means for people who get help with their housing costs;
- The introduction of a ‘bedroom tax’ and its impact on social rented tenants who are under-occupying their accommodation;
- The ‘benefit cap’ and how it will affect the income household incomes.