Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Careers Allowance

  1. #1
    New Member
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    2

    Careers Allowance

    My husband has been my carer for the last ten years, he is now coming up to retirement age and wil. Loose his allowance, he now find it difficult to look after me full time, my friend helps with the ironing and cleaning , will I be able to put her on carers allowance once my husband retires. Thank you.
    Annpat

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    1,803
    Quote Originally Posted by Annpat View Post
    My husband has been my carer for the last ten years, he is now coming up to retirement age and wil. Loose his allowance, he now find it difficult to look after me full time, my friend helps with the ironing and cleaning , will I be able to put her on carers allowance once my husband retires. Thank you.
    Annpat
    Yes you can but it will depend on her situation.

  3. #3
    New Member
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    2
    She is not on any benefits and doesn't work.

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    1,803
    Quote Originally Posted by Annpat View Post
    She is not on any benefits and doesn't work.
    When you say no benefits does that include any housing benefit or council tax.
    If not then there should be no problem. She will have to apply and if there are any problems then they will come to light soon enough, in which case she can always stop the claim.

Similar Threads

  1. Why is Careers Allowance such a pitiful amount?
    By gbhxu in forum Benefits - help & advice on disability benefits, incapacity benefits, ESA and DLA
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 23-07-14, 07:01
  2. Holiday pay help for careers
    By nutterp in forum News and general discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-04-13, 21:28
  3. Careers allowance
    By Daddy k in forum Benefits - help & advice on disability benefits, incapacity benefits, ESA and DLA
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 25-03-13, 22:59
  4. Back dated careers allowance
    By Neilfisk in forum Benefits - help & advice on disability benefits, incapacity benefits, ESA and DLA
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 16-05-12, 17:06
  5. careers
    By sambo-79 in forum News and general discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 26-04-12, 19:12

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •