Mature Student Loan Rights

A MATURE student has won a landmark legal case after judges ruled a ban on college loans to over-55s was in breach of her human rights. Elizabeth Hunter, 56, challenged a decision by Student Awards Agency for Scotland to deny financial support because she was one year...

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice Did you know that more than £5 billion of means-tested benefits go unclaimed by older people every year? At Our Place, we believe that is because the benefits system can be very complicated. There are many different types of benefit and allowances...

Housing Benefit

Housing Benefit Housing Benefit helps pay your rent if you are a tenant, which Our Place believes makes this benefit a crucial entitlement, so we implore you to claim if you can. It could not only reduce your rent but also cover some service charges like lifts and...

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