Touchbase: DWP news for advisers and intermediaries: August 2014

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

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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:

  • communications with claimants to be improved
  • Universal Credit
  • new service to help cut sickness absence
  • homeless jobseekers
  • Disability Confident
  • celebrities show support for young jobseekers
  • other news in brief

Read more about Touchbase and find other editions.

Published 6 August 2014