Sickness and disability benefit errors to cost £500m to correct underpayments

Errors in working out benefit payments mean 75,000 claimants are owed money that will cost £500m to repay. That’s an average of more than £6,000 per person. The UK’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) actually found the mistakes itself. And they involve the country’s main sickness and disability benefit, the Employment and Support Allowance … Continue reading Sickness and disability benefit errors to cost £500m to correct underpayments