Universal Credit alert as people warned over risks of making a claim

Universal Credit alert as people warned over risks of making a claim

People who want to claim Universal Credit are warned about the effect it will have on their entitlement to other benefits. Claimants on so-called legacy benefits such as Work tax credit or Child tax credit may decide they want to turn to Universal Credit if…

Universal Credit payments to be cut for thousands this Christmas

Universal Credit payments to be cut for thousands this Christmas

Payments for Universal Credit will be cut for tens of thousands of people this Christmas. Thousands of households are reaching the end of the so-called benefit limit period – and as many as 160,000 households could be affected, the Express reports. The benefit ceiling is…

Universal Credit : DWP statement issued on £20 a week uplift

Universal Credit : DWP statement issued on £20 a week uplift

The temporary £ 20 per week increase for Universal Credit claimants will be reviewed amid concerns it could be scrapped, officials have confirmed. Universal Credit plaintiffs have been able to receive the payment in recent months in a government move to help people cope during…

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