Universal credit - What is Universal Credit?

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, October 03, 2018

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, October 03, 2018

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