Carer's Allowance: The other DWP benefits you could claim as a carer

Carer's Allowance: The other DWP benefits you could claim as a carer

Carer's Allowance: The other DWP benefits you could claim as a carer BRITONS who claim Carer's Allowance may be eligible to claim other benefits from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to top up their monthly finances. Martin Lewis on carer's allowance and the effect on pensions Over a million people in the UK claim Carer’s Allowance and receive a payment of £69.70 each week. This can equate to an extra £3,600 every year. To claim the Carer’s Allowance, people must be caring for someone else for at least 35 hours a week, be over the age of 16 years and not earn more than £132 a week from employment or self-employment. This is after deductions for income tax, National Insurance and for pensions. People do not have to …
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