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  • Benefit Changes Timetable

    This guide will provide information on the Benefit Changes Timetable.

  • Universal Credit (UC)

    Universal Credit is a means-tested benefit for people of working-age who are on a low income.

  • Benefit Changes Timetable 2021

    Please note that information about some of these changes may be limited at present and also subject to further change. Although some will happen quickly, others may be introduced gradually over several years. If you are worried about how you may be affected, you should discus...

  • What is Universal Credit (UC)?

    Universal Credit is a means-tested benefit for people of working age who are on a low income. It replaces six existing means-tested benefits:Income SupportIncome-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)Housing BenefitChild Tax Cr...

  • How do I challenge a Universal Credit (UC) decision?

    If you think the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has used the wrong amount of income to decide how much Universal Credit to award you, you might need to raise what is called a Real Time Earnings (RTI) dispute. You can ask for this by leaving a note on your journal....

  • What activities will I have to do when claiming Universal Credit?

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) say that claimant commitments will be sensitive to people's additional needs during the coronavirus outbreak, such as people who have additional childcare responsibilities at the moment or people who are shielding. If your work c...

  • Benefit Changes Timetable 2022

    Annual uprating to benefits at beginning of financial year. Scotland to pay £130 to families in receipt of Free School Meals. Scotland to pay £130 to families in receipt of Free School Meals. Scotland to pay £130 to families in receipt of Free School Meals. Scotland to pa...

  • Benefit Changes Timetable 2020

    Please note that information about some of these changes may be limited at present and also subject to further change. Although some will happen quickly, others may be introduced gradually over several years. If you are worried about how you may be affected, you should discus...

  • Benefit Changes Timetable 2019

    Please note that information about some of these changes may be limited at present and also subject to further change. Although some will happen quickly, others may be introduced gradually over several years. If you are worried about how you may be affected you should discuss...

  • Can I get Universal Credit (UC)?

    Whether you can claim Universal Credit depends on your personal circumstances. If you are receiving any legacy benefits, you will lose these if you claim Universal Credit, and will not be able to go back on them. To claim Universal Credit you must: Be 18 or over (some under 1...