Universal Credit is a new Government benefit for people who may be on low income, out of work or looking after children at home.
Whether you are already claiming Universal Credit, or you may be in the future, there is a lot of information available. Here are two really useful links which can help you to understand more about how Universal Credit works and also how you will personally be affected.
This free and impartial site provides easy-to-access information about Universal Credit, what it is and how it works. It explains what benefits are included and when you can expect to receive your payments.
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