The Parental Bereavement Act
Basic funeral costs £4,271
Lower earnings threshold
Mandatory written statement of workers' rights
Lobbying group wants means-testing exemption for financial protection claims added to Resolution Foundation recommendations on Universal Credit migration
With a BEIS consultation ongoing, GRiD's Katharine Moxham issues a rallying call for group income protection
Companies have one month to prepare for new regulations coming into force in April
The government has announced several changes to the eligibility conditions relating to the social fund funeral expenses payments scheme that will take effect from 2 April.
Cost to economy is up to £99bn
British Heart Foundation speaking as charity partner at tomorrow's COVER Protection and Health Summit 2017
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Richard Walsh analyses what the political party manifestos set out for social care, welfare reform, health and insurance ahead of the General Election.
An investigation by MPs and peers is offering the government a plan to support a million disabled people into work.
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced it will scrap retesting of chronically ill patients who are claiming ESA.
Representatives from the insurance sector will be attending the political conference season to discuss the issues facing the industry, such as the upcoming increase in Insurance Premium Tax and trying to ensure that compensation payouts are not swallowed...
Health Shield has announced that it will absorb the impact of the increase in the insurance premium tax (IPT) for members until the end of 2016.
Two think tanks have called for the NHS to have a transformation fund, at a cost of £9.4bn to help it improve efficiency and develop new models of care.
The government's plans to cap care costs will be delayed until 2020, the government has revealed.
Social care budget reductions could lead to rising levels of unmet need a white paper from the International Longevity Centre-UK's Centre for Later Life funding has warned.
The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) must use lessons from its recent welfare reforms to improve how it handles change, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said in a report.
Liberal Democrat MP Steve Webb, who has served as pensions minister for the last five years, has lost his parliamentary seat.
The scrapping of the approved persons regime, (APR), will be considered by the government's Fair and Effective Markets Review, it has been announced
The Financial Inclusion Commission (FIC) has called for a minister for financial health to lead on financial inclusion and capability.
Employees have three months to return to work under the new Fit for Work (FfW) service or they will be discharged from the programme, the government has announced.
The new bereavement support payment (BSP) will be be tax-free with a higher immediate payment, the draft Finance Bill clauses released by parliament have revealed.