Universal Credit is a new benefit for people of working age on a low income and is administered by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). It is a single monthly payment which will eventually replace:
- Income Support
- income related Job Seeker's Allowance (JSA)
- income related Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
- Housing Benefit
- Working Tax Credit/Child Tax Credit
To check if this affects you, visit www.gov.uk/universal-credit.
Last Updated on Wednesday, November 06, 2019