FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017

Category: Universal credit

 WOULD YOU CREDIT IT This was to be the month when the government rolled out universal credit across the nation. Six benefits merged into one with employers keeping the tax authorities up to date with rapidly changing staff earnings on a real time computer system.   In fact the scheme has only had a full [read more…]


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