Dear Editor, So once again people who rely on library IT services to administer claims, job search diaries, appeals and everything else associated with the now online only Universal Credit have been left high and [Read more]
Are you male and aged between 18 and 30? Are you currently receiving Jobseekers Allowance or Universal Credit? Would you like a £10 ‘Love2Shop’ voucher for sharing your experiences? Not much is known about young [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin The introduction of Universal Credit has, as expected, had a major impact upon advice centres. Since April 2018, 45% of enquiries to Citizens Advice Bureau’s have been related to Universal Credit. [Read more]
Story by Abby Taylor-Harris As part of the city council’s drive to improve digital access to our most needy communities, they are carrying out a survey of organisations and venues that allow public access to [Read more]
Story by Pam Grant One of the key concerns raised at the Universal Credit Working Group meetings has been the lack of digital access many in our community face. This creates a massive problem, not [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin New services and support are coming online to help those facing hardship due to the implementation of Universal Credit (UC). As reported in Improving digital access, ‘mapping’ exercises are being carried [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin A Burngreave Working Group on Universal Credit came together on November 29th to coordinate support for those moving on to Universal Credit. Coordinated by Pam Grant, the meeting brought together representatives [Read more]
As reported elsewhere in the Messenger, your councillors have been keen to help set up a local Universal Credit Working Group. Last year, we agreed that we would ‘work with partners to mitigate the impact [Read more]
Story by Carrie Hedderwick | Photo by Richard Belbin Burngreave residents joined a protest against the introduction of Universal Credit (UC), which will hit Sheffield next month. Marching down from Spital Hill, the group joined [Read more]
Story by Carrie Hedderwick Universal Credit (UC) will be implemented in Burngreave from November and December 2018. The Messenger will be reporting on various aspects of its implementation over the coming issues, starting with a [Read more]
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