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Redundancy, signing on and pension guarantee credit



  • choppersangel
    Thanks Mojisola, no, hubby does household stuff more than my personal care and it isn't near the 35 hours needed for Carer's Allowance and I only get the lower rate of DLA for care. Though it would be great to have that income, it's not something I want to need!
  • benniebert
    benniebert Posts: 666 Forumite
    dodger1 wrote: »
    Precisely. When I was made redundant at 60 I actually went to sign on and was informed at the jobcentre that at my age it was pretty much pointless and the adviser suggested the pension credit route. I did however still look for work off my own bat.

    No doubt that they did. It wasn't for your benefit that they suggested that, but theirs! One less person who is registered unemployed is all they were doing.
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