Category: Universal Credit

Can Universal Credit Force You To Work?

Universal Credit is a state benefit that aims to support individuals with a low income without taking into account the...

Is Universal Credit DSS?

The Department for Social Services was responsible for processing benefits claims until it was abolished in 2001. However, even now...

Can Universal Credit Take Money Back?

Universal Credit officials are known to keep a track of changes in the circumstances of claimants that may affect their...

Can I Get Discretionary Fund From Universal Credit?

A Discretionary Fund is intended for individuals who need additional financial assistance on top of the benefits they claim. Through...

Can Universal Credit Check Your Bank?

Universal credit payments are received through bank accounts, credit unions or building society accounts by claimants. Through this article, we...

How Can I Apply For Discretionary Housing Payment?

Discretionary Housing Payments provide additional financial support to individuals on benefits (specific benefits apply) to meet housing costs beyond the...

Can Universal Credit Be Paid On A Saturday?

Universal credit payments are reassessed periodically to adjust the amount as per a change in the claimants’ circumstances. Through this...

Can Benefits Be Paid Weekly?

Once benefits claims are authorised, claimants are informed of the schedule and mode of their payments by the Department for...

When Do I Tell Universal Credit I’m Moving House?

Changes to circumstances such as moving house are essential to be reported in case of benefits claims as they may...

Do I Need A Letter From My Landlord As Proof Of Address For Universal Credit?

When you make a claim for Universal Credit, you may be asked to provide certain documents as evidential support to...

How Much Rent Will Universal Credit Pay For A Single Person?

Universal Credit can not only help claimants n making rental payments but also mortgage payments and deposit amounts if a...

Does Carer’s Allowance Affect Universal Credit?

A carer’s allowance not only benefits the individual who is receiving it in the form of an additional income, but...