Child Maintenance, CMS Policies and Procedures

variation is complex

Another biased DWP “consultation” on Child Maintenance

On December 14th, the Government (via Department of Work and Pensions) launched a consultation on ...

The CMS have been getting pension contributions wrong for years. Are you due a refund?

We wrote recently on pensions but a recent disclosure of information from the Department of ...

Joint accounts and the CMS – What were the DWP told in answer to their consultation?

We wrote recently about the DWP response to their 2016 Consultation on removing money from ...

Joint Accounts and the Child Maintenance Service

It is very common when discussing the Child Maintenance Service for the subject of Arrears ...

How does the CMS deal with pension contribution levels when considering variations?

The UK Government obliges all employers to contribute into an employee pension scheme to provide ...
Calculating the correct figures

Child Maintenance Service – Who makes the Policy?

We have seen some recently released information that has shed some light on who makes ...
Calculating the correct figures

Child Maintenance Service: Government Response to the Work and Pensions Committee Fourteenth Report of Session 2016–17

The Government published their response to the 14th Report on Child Maintenance that was released ...

CMS, arrears, and Lump Sum Deduction Orders

Child maintenance enforcement - direct deductions from bank accounts If the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) ...

Child Maintenance Service and Ltd Company Directors

A service user made the following requests to the Child Maintenance Service in late 2016: ...

Arrears Negotiations with the Child Maintenance Service

Arrears can build up when a person is due to pay child support maintenance via ...

Child Maintenance Policies and Procedures

The Child Maintenance Service has a host of internal documents, policies, and procedures on how ...

Child Maintenance, “Habitual Residence”, and REMO

(1) Please provide a copy of paragraphs recorded in the current “Policies and Procedure Manual” ...

Child Maintenance Service and Communication – Getting to a result you can rely on

It is important to all users of the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) to be sure ...
Welfare of the Child CMS

Child Maintenance Service and the welfare of the child

Discretionary Decisions and Welfare Considerations by the Child Maintenance Service The primary piece of legislation ...

Child Maintenance Service – variations for overnight care

If you are a paying parent and the children stay with you overnight you are ...
The Voice of the Child

Child Maintenance DEO Fees and Charges

In August 2017 someone made a FOI request to the Department of Work and Pensions ...