Will new Ministers sort out Universal Credit for landlords?

?Landlords are waiting to discover if the new ministers in the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) will use their financial acumen to sort out Universal Credit payment headaches.

MD of Caridon Landlord Solutions finalist in Croydon awards

?Sherrelle Collman, Managing Director of Caridon Landlord Solutions and Caridon Foundation has been announced as a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year at the Croydon Business Excellence Awards, the largest and most prestigious of their kind in the diverse and fast-growing borough.

Landlords will be encouraged to house tenants on Universal Credit

In June, the long-awaited government White Paper, ‘A Fairer Private Rented Sector’, was finally released.

The paper sets out a 12 point action plan containing the Government’s proposals for a fairer private rented sector. As expected, amongst other changes, it confirms the abolition of Section 21.

This means that in the future, landlords will need to provide a reason for…

Claims for Universal Credit soar by 13%

?Universal Credit claims have soared, and the benefit system is failing to meet the basic cost of living according to the charity Action for Children The number of people making new Universal Credit claims each week has surged by 13 per cent in the last three months according to official data. On average, 33,000 claims were opened between January and April 2022, compared with 29,000 the previous quarter, demonstrating just how much the cost of living crisis is hitting families across the UK.

Universal Credit: Government urged to stop dangerous rollout

Millions of people are set to be moved off legacy benefits and on to Universal Credit starting on Monday – a plan charities have deemed "too dangerous to continue", which Caridon Foundation and Caridon Landlord Solutions agrees with.

More than 20 charitable groups have written to the work and pensions secretary, Therese Coffey, asking her not to continue with the rollout unless the government…

Sky offers discount to customers on Universal Credit

?This week, TV and broadband provider Sky has announced that anyone in receipt of Universal Credit or State Pension in the UK can access their new Broadband Basics contract helping people save up to £90 a year.