General information about social security benefits, tax credits and council tax support for local authority Housing Benefit staff.
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This bulletin contains information about:
- an increase in the higher permitted work disregard for Housing Benefit
- financial support for students for the academic year 2014 to 2015
- improving how the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal communicates with local authorities
- latest information on the introduction of Universal Credit
- an update on sharing data about the financial assessment for adult social care
- Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit cases decided or awaiting decision by the Upper Tribunal
- a list of recent statutory instruments laid
- recent Housing Benefit updates on GOV.UK