Blue Badge entitlement changes

Currently Those who received automatic entitlement to a blue badge because they were awarded DLA mobility under the SMI criteria, no longer automatically qualified for it once they moved to PIP because there was no criteria for behavioural issues. To qualify, people needed at least 8 points from the ‘moving around’ section. Many of our […]

Universal Credit and students

In order to be awarded Universal Credit (UC), a student must be assessed as having limited capability for work. Universal credit is means tested so if they have savings between £6,000-£16,000, it will affect the amount of UC  received. The issue Previously for those claiming income related ESA, the fact that the student was in […]