Universal Credit : DWP statement issued on £20 a week uplift

Universal Credit : DWP statement issued on £20 a week uplift

The temporary £ 20 per week increase for Universal Credit claimants will be reviewed amid concerns it could be scrapped, officials have confirmed. Universal Credit plaintiffs have been able to receive the payment in recent months in a government move to help people cope during the coronavirus crisis. But there…

Advice issued about risk of Covid from Christmas cards and gifts

Advice issued about risk of Covid from Christmas cards and gifts

Advice has been given to those concerned about the risk of coronavirus through Christmas cards and presents. It’s the time of year when we all start collecting the envelopes and parcels – if we haven’t already. But with the pandemic, many today look at the world a little differently. People…

The number of fines issued to 'quarantine law breakers'

The number of fines issued to 'quarantine law breakers'

The number of fines issued to travellers for breaching quarantine rules after arriving in the UK,  has been revealed. The latest statistics come a day after the Prime Minister announced a series of new restrictions -as a result of the shocking rise of coronavirus infections. In a bid to bring…

DeFi ‘Sucks In’ Billions in Newly Issued Stablecoins

DeFi ‘Sucks In’ Billions in Newly Issued Stablecoins

Source: Adobe/Helder Almeida In the past three months, during the DeFi (decentralized finance) frenzy, the market capitalization of the five largest stablecoins increased by 52%, to almost USD 16.6bn, data shows. While the most popular stablecoin, tether (USDT), increased its market capitalization by 47%, to more than USD 14bn, smaller…