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Universal Credit: detailed information for claimants

This collection brings together detailed information for people claiming Universal Credit.

Universal Credit is a monthly payment to help with your living costs. You may be able to get it if you’re on a low income or out of work.

Documents

  1. Universal Credit and students
  2. Moving from Housing Benefit to Universal Credit
  3. Jobcentre areas where you can claim Universal Credit
  4. Universal Credit consent and disclosure of information
  5. Universal Credit and you
  6. Universal Credit work allowances
  7. Universal Credit: further information for families
  8. Universal Credit for the self-employed
  9. Universal Credit and your Claimant Commitment
  10. Universal Credit: help with managing your money
  11. Universal Support
  12. Universal Credit: different earning patterns and your payments
  13. Universal Credit and families with more than 2 children: information for claimants
  14. Universal Credit if you have a disability or health condition
  15. Universal Credit and tax credits
  16. Universal Credit and childcare
  17. New style Jobseeker's Allowance
  18. New style Employment and Support Allowance
  19. Universal Credit: changes to limited capability for work payments
  20. Universal Credit and homeless people
Published 12 March 2018
Last updated 27 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to the Universal Credit and homeless people page.
  2. Added 'Universal Credit: changes to limited capability for work payments' to the collection.
  3. Added the Universal Credit and childcare page to the collection.
  4. Added new style Jobseeker's Allowance and new style Employment and Support Allowance to the collection.
  5. Added 4 links relating to Universal Credit information -- different earning patterns and your payments, families with more than 2 children, if you have a disability or health condition and Universal Credit and tax credits.
  6. Added information about Universal Support.
  7. Added guidance about new rules from 11 April 2018 for claimants to continue to get Housing Benefit for 2 weeks after they move to Universal Credit.
  8. First published.