Touchbase: DWP news for advisers and intermediaries: April 2014

This publication was withdrawn on 20 December 2016

We withdrew this because some information may be out of date. Go to later Touchbase publications (from September 2015).

News about benefits, pensions and DWP services for people who work with or advise our customers – April 2014.



Touchbase is a monthly publication for external organisations and people who work with or advise our customers. It has news about:

  • benefits
  • pensions and DWP services
  • relevant news from other government departments and agencies

This edition includes articles about:

  • Universal Credit rolls out to Wales
  • DWP takes steps to speed up the claims for Personal Independence Payment
  • new measures for jobseekers
  • new Housing Benefit measures for migrants
  • DWP seeks new provider for the Work Capability Assessment
  • more employers are recognising disabled talent
  • Automatic enrolment
  • State Pension Online
  • other news in brief

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