Claiming Universal Credit

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Universal CreditClaiming universal credit Making the claim A claim for universal credit must be made by means of an electronic communication [1] for which a dedicated claims website will be available or in certain cases by...

What is Universal Credit?

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Universal CreditWhat is universal credit? Universal Credit will sweep away the current benefits system and provide a single monthly payment for people on a low income or are out of work. It will include support for the costs of...

Welfare Benefit Cap – April 2013

Housing Benefit From 15 April 2013, a new cap on the total amount of welfare benefits that people of working age can claim will be introduced in stages. The London boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Enfield and Haringey are to be the first. The cap will then be rolled out...