Touchbase: DWP news for advisers and intermediaries: Dec 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This publication was withdrawn on 20 December 2016

We withdrew this because some information may be out of date.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 – December 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:

  • Autumn Statement changes for DWP
  • new State Pension fairer for everyone
  • more support for Employment and Support Allowance claimants
  • review of Work Capability Assessment published
  • New Enterprise Allowance to help even more people
  • a GREAT year for business
  • delivering Social Justice in Partnership
  • millions get help with heating bills this winter
  • children at heart of support for separated parents

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