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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Welfare Payments

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'No clear legal basis' to remove PUP for those holidaying abroad, says legal advice group
The chief executive of Flac today wrote to Heather Humphreys to request the suspension of this policy.
Top up scheme for employers to pay €203 to laid-off workers and receive State refund approved by government
This scheme allows employers to pay workers €203 a week and receive a refund from the State.
Bank of Ireland says payments now being made to customers following 'processing delay'
Customers were left out of pocket as a result of the delay this morning.
Some welfare offices closed and An Post services disrupted due to Storm Ali
The Department of Social Protection is advising people to get in touch with their offices tomorrow to schedule an appointment.
'Welfare is not just for those out of work. Here's what you can claim'
Charlie Weston and Karl Deeter’s new book, This Book Is Worth €25,000, is full of tips on how to save money and stop getting ripped off. In this extract they talk about the welfare payments that families are entitled to.
An Post wins new contract to keep delivering social welfare payments
The department say that the contract is worth more than €50 million a year to An Post.
Budget 2013: Children's groups hit out at likely €10 cut to child benefit
Various reports indicate that child benefit will be cut from €140 to €130 per child in next week’s Budget.
Report recommends child benefit be cut to about €100 per month
A so-called “two tier” child benefit system, recommended by an advisory group to the Social Protection Minister, would see child benefit payments cut to about €100 per month.
Poll: Is it right to cut benefits for those who refuse work or training?
Joan Burton has proposed that dole claimants have their payments docked if they refuse training or offers of work but is it right to do this?
Two questions you must ask your candidates when they knock on your door
Economist Ronan Lyons unveils the two questions every voter should ask when the election candidates come calling.