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Updated 23 November 2015
New decision, in CTC/455/2015, tribunal made cohabitation decision on basis of insufficient evidence, failed to consider appropriateness and amount of penalty and failed to consider whether special steps needed to obtain claimant’s evidence.
Updated 5 November 2015
New decision, in CTC/5600/2014, concerns a case that the onus of proof is on HMRC to establish that a claimant is not entitled to tax credits as a single person because she is a member of a couple.
Updated 20 October 2015
New regulations have been issued in relation to changes to the universal credit transitional provisions.
Updated 19 October 2015
New regulations issued which introduce new earnings thresholds in universal credit to establish entitlement to help with health costs.
Updated 1 October 2015
CF/5472/2014 - Disallowing child benefit because a disabled young person starts home education after the age of 16 contravenes human rights.
Updated 23 September 2015
Copies of the main tax credit regulations, consolidated by LexisNexis to September 2015, are now available from our tax credit pages.
Updated 24 June 2015
Report sets out government’s rationale for its departure from the Low Pay Commission’s recommendation to increase the apprentice rate by 7p in favour of increasing the rate by 57 pence.
Updated 10 June 2015
New regulations issued that amend provisions relating to what counts as a ‘qualifying’ investment; who can manage and transfer an account, to give a child of 16 or over a choice as to whether they assume responsibility to manage their account; and provisions concerned with the authority of the Official Solicitor or Accountant of Court to manage a child’s account.
Updated 23 March 2015
Our ‘Pathfinder & national roll-out information’ page has been updated to include the latest information on the roll-out of universal credit.
Updated 17 March 2015
Adult rate of the National Minimum Wage, which applies to workers aged 21 and over, to rise by 3 per cent to £6.70 from October 2015.