Important Universal Credit Information

By |2019-02-14T10:00:52+01:00February 14th, 2019|News|

Did you know that Universal Credit (UC) replaces the following benefits for new claims: Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related Employment & Support Allowance Income Support Child Tax Credit/Working Tax Credit Housing Benefit. Universal Credit is paid directly to claimants every month, including any help towards rent. If you receive UC this means you will be responsible for ensuring full rent is paid. When a new claim is made for Universal Credit, there will be a wait of one calendar month plus seven days for [...]