Vital benefits handed out

VITAL benefit payments were hand-delivered after a Sheffield company stepped in to beat the postal strike.

Monday, 15th October 2007, 12:37 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th October 2007, 10:40 am

Staff at Liberata delivered benefits to vulnerable customers across the city.

Emma Hall, technical and fraud group leadera, said: "Many of our vulnerable customers would have received their benefits up to a week late, which could have left them in arrears and unable to pay landlords.

"We decided to hand-deliver benefits because we knew the strikes could have a detrimental effect on our customers."

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