The newest benefit introduced as part of the Welfare Reform. Due to be fully rolled out by 2017 and replacing a number of low-income benefits, it is now available in most towns and cities. For general information, to find out if your local Jobcentre Plus is accepting applications or whether you’re eligible to claim, read more here.
Universal Credit will merge six existing low income benefits into one payment, which even allows you to work while you claim. Find out more about how and when you’ll be affected by the change, how much you’ll be eligible for and how the Universal Credit Contact Number can assist you.