Welcome to our website. We hope this new resource will assist you with your benefit queries and provide valuable information and resources  all in one place. 

Corona Virus (Covid-19) information for claimants

New (short term) claimants because of corona virus

For those already claiming benefits 

Support for the Self-Employed

Increased UC Payments 

Benefit related questions

Tribunals

PIP/ESA/UC Assessments

suspended for 3 months

DLA to PIP Conversions

Corona Virus (Covid-19) medical and safety information

(with links to BuDS)

 Information to those with specific medical conditions

Are you more at Risk ???

Mental Health Support

 

Mutual Help/Support group across the UK

Covid-19 Isolation Chat Group

Did you know BuDS has a new Facebook group just for news, information and support about Covid-19 (coronavirus)?  Posting up to date reliable stuff into the group every day and moderators and members will try to answer any question you have.

For members in Crisis.
Text SHOUT 85258

Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
For more info click here

 

 

Links to general information re Covid-19

Recovery of Overpayments, Tax Credit Debt and Loans

There’s a lot of news about the police powers to force people to stay in their homes during the coronavirus crisis. But what powers do they actually have? What can we do what can not do. 

Carers Allowance during Lockdown.

COVID-19: sales and pricing practices during Coronavirus outbreak FOLLOW LINK FOR MORE INFO

Please note this website is continually being updated

A1 is proud to work in association with and be recommended by  BuDS.  

Their experts  volunteer regularly on our Facebook page and we rely on them to keep us updated in           particular around welfare                   reform and law.                                          (click on the logo)

This site is designed to give as much information as possible, to assist you in making claims for benefits when you are Sick or Disabled and unable to work. 
If its highlighted in pink it's a link

HOW TO USE THIS SITE

Benefits Guides

This is the best place to start. All current benefits are listed and where applicable amounts awarded are given

ESA, DLA, PIP & UC

Information re  mandatory reconsiderations , (MR) appeals, tribunal decisions and much more.

Resources and Links

General Q&A

Links to sites that will help you with your claims and queries.

Contact details, telephone numbers and address's

Upper Tribunal Decisions
are those which affect all benefits after an appeal has been made. Here you can find files appertaining to many decisions that can affect how you make an appeal

So hover over the  appropriate box in the menu bar at the top and click on the page you need.

Privacy Policy

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website. The only personal information stored is your email address and login.

 We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

 We do collect comments and feedback.

We do not share any information with shared parties.

 

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information.  

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about A1, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email.

 If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at a1help@outlook.com.

 

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.