Millions on Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits face £1,000 cuts

Millions on Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits face £1,000 cuts

Millions of Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits claimants may face a benefits cut of more than £1,000. Both of the schemes went up twice in April 2020 but one the rises is soon coming to an end. April 1 saw the first increase, and…

Millions on Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits face £1000 benefit cuts

Millions on Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits face £1000 benefit cuts

Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits claimants are being warned they face an “income shock” when benefit levels are cut by over £1,000. Payments of both schemes went up twice in April 2020 but one of those rises is set to come to an end….

Universal Credit UK costs rise by over £1bn as full roll-out of benefit delayed

Universal Credit UK costs rise by over £1bn as full roll-out of benefit delayed

The rising costs of implementing a full roll-out of Universal Credit have been uncovered in a new report. It also confirms the latest date on which everyone is expected to have been transferred to the new welfare scheme. And since Minister of Work and Pensions…

Students denied £680 a month Universal Credit as legal battle starts against DWP

Students denied £680 a month Universal Credit as legal battle starts against DWP

A student has a launched a legal claim against the Government because she is unable to claim Universal Credit Sidra Kauser says the current policy of the Department for Work and Pensions is unlawful and she is one of thousands of students missing out on…