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PIP Appeal leads to arrears payment of £3714 and a weekly income of £112.55 a week

Congratulations to one of our clients on securing a successful outcome to their Personal Independence Payment(PIP) appeal. Our advisors provided assistance, guidance and support to the client in preparing for and presenting their appeal case, after the client was given a nil award in an initial assessment. As a result of the help they received…

PIP/DLA Re-Assessment resulting in an Income Increase of £60 A Week

This week Angela, one of our advisers was delighted to be able to help one of our clients with a PIP/DLA re-assessment. The client was previously receiving the lower rate component of £21.80 a week and the higher rate mobility component of £57.45 per week, giving them a PIP/DLA income of £79.25 a week. After…

£2,490 Charitable Grant Towards New Boiler

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Good News Story of the Week in Knowsley Advice At this time of the year, as we move into the cold, dark nights, a faulty boiler can be a major problem for those people who cannot afford replacement or repairs. This week we were delighted to be able to help one of our clients in…

Problems with your Child Tax Credits being stopped unfairly?

We’ve been noticing a worrying trend at Citizens Advice Knowsley recently, with a significant number of people visiting us due to their Child Tax Credits (CTC) being stopped without a proper reason. The payments are usually stopped by a company called Concentrix, who are working on behalf of HMRC and are responsible for handling CTC…

Universal Credit Research

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What is Universal Credit? Universal Credit is a relatively new benefit which is set to replace 6 other types of benefits, including income-based JSA, income-related ESA, Income Support, Housing Benefit, Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. If you’re currently receiving any of these benefits, you are likely to be affected by the Universal Credit…

Good News Story of the Week – PIP

More good news! It has been a fantastic week for one of our clients and our benefits advice team. We successfully assisted with a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) appeal, recently, securing our client £3,700 in PIP. This is yet more evidence of how important the guidance and support provided by the Knowsley Citizens Adivce service…

Good News Story of the Week

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Congratulations to Tommy, one of our dedicated volunteers in Kirkby! This week he advised a client on their benefit entitlement and discovered they were eligible for a Severe Disability Premium. We have just applied for severe disability premium for a client for nearly £13,000 Great work here today #advice pic.twitter.com/r8UQhnwEIE — Knowsley CAB (@KnowsleyCAB1) August…

Good News Story of the Week

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Well done to Les, one of our dedicated team of volunteer advisors, who this week, achieved successful outcomes for two of his clients. Congratulations to Les who has just helped a client write off a debt of £10 000, our client was delighted ? #advice pic.twitter.com/AMlAzmIS1Y — Knowsley CAB (@KnowsleyCAB1) July 27, 2016 Les wrote…