Universal Credit work allowances

Information about changes to the Universal Credit work allowances from April 2016.



This guide includes:

  • information on who is eligible for a work allowance from April 2016
  • the amounts of the work allowances
  • why the work allowances are changing
  • what the changes mean to Universal Credit claimants

Existing Universal Credit claimants who are affected by the changes to the work allowances received a letter from DWP in March 2016 explaining what the changes mean and information about the help and support available.

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Published 8 March 2016