Universal Credit warning as thousands of claimants may have to repay £650

Tens of thousands of people who claimed Universal Credit in the previous financial year were incorrectly paid a £650 cost of living payment, new data suggests. More than eight million households received the £650 payment last year, which went out to people on certain means-tested benefits, including Universal Credit, Jobseekers’ Allowance, and Pension Credit. The funds went out in two […]

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Lidl announces tens of thousands of employees to get pay boost

Lidl GB has announced a pay rise which will see colleagues earn up to 16 percent more than their counterparts at traditional and premium-priced supermarkets. This is Lidl’s third pay rise in 12 months, impacting all of its 24,500 hourly-paid colleagues. From September, the store and warehouse colleagues working outside the M25 will see hourly pay increase to £11.40 from £11.00, rising to […]

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