Benefits & Welfare Reform

Free Universal Credit sessions

10 December 2019 - 13:52

We're offering free, half-day training sessions on Universal Credit for groups of 10 or more.

Advice NI celebrates success of Theory of Change project

17 July 2019 - 09:32

To mark the achievements of our Theory of Change project that was funded by the Department for Communities...

Calls to cut red tape faced by terminally ill social security benefit claimants

27 February 2019 - 17:01

Advice NI supports call to scrap the arbitrary rules governing fast track access to social security payments for people with terminal illnesses...

Universal Credit Managed Migration

22 November 2018 - 14:03

The Welfare Reform Group has made a number of recommendations designed to better protect social security claimants who are moving to Universal Credit.

Savage cuts warning as clock is ticking on NI’s ‘Evason’ welfare reform mitigations package

19 September 2018 - 15:52

Bob Stronge, Advice NI Chief Executive, ponders the future in context of welfare reform cliff edge from March 2020.

Advice NI calls for Universal Credit claimants to have the choice to receive postal decisions

19 April 2018 - 15:27

Backing the “Keep Me Posted” campaign, Kevin Higgins, Head of Policy at Advice NI joined Judith Donovan CBE from Keep Me Posted to discuss the crucial...

Welfare Reform Support Project

21 March 2018 - 16:27

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independent Payment (PIP) reassessment stats

Social security claimants urged to seek independent advice

01 March 2018 - 10:55

Social security claimants urged to seek independent advice to help end welfare reform appeal nightmare.


22 September 2017 - 16:06

Leading advice charity, Advice NI has called for the Northern Ireland rollout of Universal Credit to be halted

Little Progress Made to Alleviate Impact of Welfare Cuts in Autumn Statement, More Pain in Store For Many

23 November 2016 - 14:33

Advice NI, the independent advice network, today cautiously welcomed some elements of the chancellor’s Autumn Statement, but highlighted its continued worries...


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