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March 2020 News

  • Transfer of Engagements Information for Tenants 25th March 2020

    Please find update below regarding action to take for tenants in the letter sent to all tenants regarding the Transfer of Engagements – we hope this assists with any queries.  We have also uploaded the letter sent to all tenants along with the feedback on consultation which can be found on the...

  • Job Retention Scheme 23rd March 2020

    Job Retention Scheme

    On 20th March 2020 the government announced a new 'Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme that aims to support businesses to help pay people’s wages.

    Employers will be able to contact HMRC for a grant to cover most of the wages of their...

  • Changes to Jobcentre Appointments 20th March 2020

    Changes to jobcentre appointments (19 March 2020)

    People receiving benefits do not have to attend jobcentre appointments for at least 3 months, starting from Thursday 19 March 2020. People will continue to receive their benefits as normal, but all requirements to attend...

  • Government update on eligability for free school meals Covid-19 20th March 2020

    Children eligible for free school meals will be offered meals or vouchers as an alternative if they can no longer attend school due to coronavirus measures

    Low-income families whose children are eligible for free school meals will be offered vouchers, food or meals to...

  • DWP Update on Financial Support following Coronavirus 16th March 2020

    For people already claiming support:

    Special arrangements will be in place for people in receipt of benefits who cannot attend reassessments or jobcentre appointments because they are required to stay at home or are infected by coronavirus.

    •   Claimants...