A short guide to claiming Universal Credit, how it works and tops up your earnings to make work pay
This guide gives a brief overview of what Universal Credit is.
It provides information about the main features of Universal Credit, including:
- your work coach and claimant commitment
- the monthly payment
- advice on managing your money
- renting and childcare costs
- how Universal Credit tops up your earnings to help make work pay
It also covers how to get up and running with Universal Credit, what happens when you find work, and what changes you’ll need to contact us about.
Part of the Universal Credit toolkit for partner organisations.