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How to handle an interview under caution

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1. Introduction

This guide looks at what happens if your council (which pays Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit) or the DWP (which pays most other benefits) invites you to an interview under caution.

If you are unsure about any of the terms in this guide see the jargon buster.

There is information on:

Steve´s story

So, you’ve been asked to an interview under caution: what now?

What is an interview under caution?

What about my benefits?

Before the interview

What will the interview be like?

After the interview under caution

Jen´s story

Step-by-step guide: after an interview under caution

Interview under caution: summary

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Jargon buster

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