What is Universal Credit?

Universal Credit could affect you from 5th December 2018.....Are You Ready?

Universal Credit is a new benefit paid monthly for working aged people in and out of work.  It will replace the following benefits:-

  • Housing Benefit
  • Employment Support Allowance (Income Related)
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Working Tax Credit

What will I have to do to claim Universal Credit?

  • DWP expect you to claim online, so you will need access to the internet to make a claim
  • You will need an email address
  • You will need to have a Bank Account/Building Society/Post Office account/Credit Union to get your Universal Credit payment.

For help and information on claiming Universal Credit, setting up a bank acount, getting access to the internet and budgeting, please contact our office on 0141 773 0202 or alternatively by email enquiries@blairtummock.org.uk

Our Welfare Benefit Advisors are ready to help!

To find out more about Universal Credit, please visit the GOV.UK website or watch the short video below.