A non-dependant is someone, other than your partner, aged 18 or over who lives with you.Examples of non-dependants are elderly relatives or adult sons or daughters that you no longer receive child benefit for.If your partner or civil partner works 24 hours or more a week on average, you can't usually get income-based Jobseekers Allowance (contribution-based Jobseekers allowance isn't affected).If they work less than 24 hours, it may affect how much you get.This article reviews the implementation of PIP to date.It then considers how advisers might attempt to expedite individual claims, and sets out some of the problems that delays are causing in relation to entitlement to other benefits.Your payments may also be less if you are receiving a pension.For contribution-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Jobcentre Plus do not take into account the first £50 of your pension.
You need to report your earnings every month when you get Universal Credit. Use this to record any income received and expenses paid during your ‘assessment period’ (your Statement of Earnings form will tell you when this starts and ends).
The DWP planned to begin ‘natural reassessment’ of working age disability living allowance (DLA) claimants across the country from 7 October 2013.1 However, this date was postponed to 28 October 2013, and limited to areas for which a ‘relevant date’ has been specified (referred to as ‘transfer areas’ in this article).' In a transfer area, a claimant If a claimant lives in a transfer area and has an existing DLA award that is due to end, it is DWP policy that s/he will be invited to claim PIP, rather than sent a renewal claim form for DLA.
It is only possible for current DLA claimants to voluntarily claim PIP if they live in a transfer area.
Report your earnings by calling the Universal Credit helpline within 14 days of the end of each assessment period.
Carer's Allowance is paid at £62.70 a week (2017/18 rate).