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Free, fortnightly PIP, ESA and DLA Updates

Our fortnightly updates bulletin is the UK's leading source of benefits news. Get the facts about what's changing, how it affects you and how to prepare. Our mailing list is securely managed by icontact in the US.

We are:

Benefits and Work Publishing Ltd.
Registered office: 8-10 Queen Street, Seaton, Devon EX12 2NY
Country of registration: United Kingdom
Company Registration No. 05962666
VAT Registration Number: 931571333

Mailing address
Benefits and Work Publishing Ltd
PO Box 63
AXMINSTER
EX13 9AP

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Changes to our privacy notice

This privacy notice was last updated on 24 May 2018.It will be reviewed regularly and altered as required. Please check back if you wish to see the most up-to-date version. The information here is not exhaustive, so please contact us if there is anything else you wish to know about how we manage your personal information.