New rules taking effect from 28 January 2013 make further changes to the work capability assessment (WCA). Simon Osborne describes what has happened.
Simon Osborne considers prospects for reform and other change to the work capability assessment.
Simon Osborne describes recent developments concerning the introduction, main rules and claims and payments arrangements of universal credit.
Simon Osborne rounds up some of the questions being posed about the detailed working of the time-limiting of contributory employment and support allowance (ESA).
Simon Osborne sets out the changes made to ESA by the Welfare Reform Act 2012, and other changes and procedures that result from them.
Simon Osborne describes the rules and arrangements that provide for claimants to be referred to the new employment programme, which replaces many of the existing programmes.
Simon Osborne reviews the rules under which most existing claims of benefit on the basis of incapacity for work are being transferred to claims for employment and support allowance (ESA), with entitlement reassessed.
Simon Osborne describes the rules providing for the transfer of incapacity benefits claimants onto employment and support allowance (ESA).
Simon Osborne outlines the main provisions of the Act and indicates likely implementation dates, where known.
Simon Osborne describes the latest version of the rules relating to the 13-week waiting period for housing costs.
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