NARPO – The voice of retired police officers
NARPO – The voice of retired police officers

Universal Credit

For information on Universal Credit, please use the following link- a series of YouTube videos that gives more information on Universal Credit For information on deductions, the guide below is an excellent resource on that you may find useful to have to hand.

Understanding Universal Credit

DWP has launched a new website, to help people understand what Universal Credit means for them. Understanding Universal Credit was created in response to requests from customers and partner organisations for more information about Universal Credit. The site helps people find out what benefits they should be claiming, and provides more detail about how Universal […]

Free State Benefits Advice

We offer free advice on all aspects of State Benefits via WORDSHOP. Your membership number is required to use this service. Please email: with your query or write to: Benefits Information Consultant, WORDSHOP, 7 Tilton Court, Digby Rd, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3NL

Abolition Of The ESA Work Related Activity Component

The Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 legislated for the abolition of the Work-Related Activity Component (WRAC) of ESA for new claimants from April 2017. Work-Related Activity Component paid to those in the WRAG would be abolished for new claims from April 2017. The equivalent element in Universal Credit will also be abolished. This will be a reduction of […]