Universal Credit alert as people warned over risks of making a claim

Universal Credit alert as people warned over risks of making a claim

People who want to claim Universal Credit are warned about the effect it will have on their entitlement to other benefits. Claimants on so-called legacy benefits such as Work tax credit or Child tax credit may decide they want to turn to Universal Credit if…

Public must be warned that ‘swallowing hand sanitiser can kill’

Public must be warned that ‘swallowing hand sanitiser can kill’

More needs to be done to protect people from the dangers of ingesting disinfectant, one expert has warned. The public should be warned that hand sanitizer can be deadly if swallowed, said University of Oxford researcher Georgia Richards, as the number of accidental poisoning cases…

Government warned a million jobs will be lost by ending furlough

9 out of 10 medium-sized firms 'make staff redundant' during pandemic

Up to 320,000 jobs in rural communities could be at risk if the Government ends its furlough scheme prematurely, Labour has warned. Shadow environment secretary Luke Pollard has called on the Government to abandon its “one-size-fits-all approach” to withdraw furlough for all “that will leave…

Students warned not to share GCSE certificate selfies online

Students warned not to share GCSE certificate selfies online

Students receiving their GCSEs tomorrow are being warned not to share images of their exam certificates online. Over the last couple of months, many degree and A level students who’ve been denied the usual graduation and prom celebrations have instead taken to social media to…

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