Can your clients avoid cuts to their out-of-work benefits?

The Chancellor believes getting rid of the work-related activity component will remove an alleged disincentive for people with disabilities to make efforts to move closer to the jobs market. But an expert on disability benefits at the University of Kent says that removing the component may have the opposite effect. Charlie Callanan reflects on how this could affect your clients.

 

Some people with learning disabilities not in employment will see a cut to their out-of-work benefit in the future. The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in his budget statement on 8 July that the . . .

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