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Changes to benefit rules for mixed age couples

Hello all,  From the May 15th 2019  there will be some changes to the benefit rules for mixed aged couples (i.e one member of the couple is of pension credit age and the other member is of working age.) This may mean that such couples may need to claim Universal Credit instead of Pension Credit…
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New benefits rates for April 2019

Rates are on a weekly bass unless otherwise shown. Attendance Allowance Higher rate – £87.65 Lower rate – £58.70 Bereavement Benefit Widowed parent’s allowance – £119.90 Bereavement Support Payment Standard lump sum – £2,500 Standard rate monthly – £100 Higher lump sum – £3,500 Higher rate monthly – £350 Carer’s Allowance Standard – £66.15 *Extra…
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