The latest issue of the Journal of Social Security Law includes an article that examines the reforms to social security across the UK as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. “Coronavirus and Social Security Entitlement in the UK” is available to read on the Sample Issue tab at the side of this page.
The Journal of Social Security Law provides expert coverage and analysis of the latest developments in law, policy and practice across the field of social security law, covering the wide range of welfare benefits and tax credits in the UK and internationally. Topics covered in recent and forthcoming issues include:
- Social Security Adjudication and the Advent of 'Online Tribunals'
- Discretionary Housing Payments
- Welfare Conditionality and Sanctions
- Women and Social Security: An Historical Perspective on Invalidity Pension
- The 'Benefit Cap' and Human Rights
- Problems with the 'Manifestly Without Reasonable Foundation' Test for Unlawful Discrimination in Social Security
The Journal gives detailed coverage to the many legislative developments, keeping readers up to date with both changes in primary legislation and amendments to social security regulations. Areas covered will include the impact of Brexit on social security; the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016; the continuing implementation of Universal Credit; disability benefits, including Personal Independence Payment; and the impact of devolved welfare in Scotland. Reforms in the area of pensions are also given attention. The journal will also continue to focus on the adjudication of social security claims and on case law developments, including the decisions of the Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber). The Journal, which is a member of the European Network of Social Security Law Journals, remains committed to highlighting the impact of the human rights and relevant EU legislation in the field of social security and to covering developments in other states that are of particular interest.
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