What is Universal Credit?

Universal Credit replaces six working age benefits with a single monthly payment, similar to a monthly working wage. Do you know if you are eligible to claim Universal Credit?

Unsure about each type of benefit?

Benefits are changing all the time and this can be confusing.  In this section you will find helpful information about different types of benefits and further information about how to apply for benefits. 

This includes information for individuals who are unemployed, in partial employment or working but are on a low income, as well as information for those unable to work, parents with children and people with physical or mental illness or disability.

For information on current benefit rates, please click here