How long do I have to request a mandatory reconsideration? Will ESA be paid while a mandatory reconsideration takes place?What other benefits can I still claim whilst the mandatory reconsideration is taking place? Will the decision maker contact me during the mandatory reconsideration process?
Universal Credit was due to replace Jobseeker's Allowance and other benefits for 500,000 new claimants from October 2013, To be eligible for JSA, claimants must state that they are actively seeking work by filling in a Jobseeker's Agreement form and attending a New Jobseeker interview (NJI).
get maximum benefit - which is based on their eligible rent; Housing Benefit: Eligible Rent = Eligible Housing £55 per week A couple have no non-dependants. Their joint weekly income exceeds their applicable amount by £20.00. Claimants with excess income get maximum benefit minus a percentage of their excess income; Housing Benefit: Eligible Rent = £50.00 Minus 65% Of Excess Income (65% X £20.00) = £13.00 Equals Weekly Housing Benefit = £37.00 Further information on benefits is available at the Department for Work and Pensions Website to visit.
Housing Benefit is paid every four weeks, in most cases 4 weeks in arrears.
The first unemployment benefits were paid in 1911 under the National Insurance Act 1911 to job seekers who had paid National Insurance contributions ("the stamp").
The maximum amount payable was seven shillings a week.