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  1. Universal Credit explained

    Universal Credit is a new benefit to support you if you're working and on a low income or you're out of work. This page explains how Universal Credit is different  ...

  2. How will Universal Credit affect me?

    Your monthly Universal Credit payment will include the following elements also called additions, which will replace the help you currently get from tax credits.

  3. Universal Credit

    Get ready for the new single monthly payment which has started to replace six existing benefits.

  4. Joint Universal Credit claims for couples

    If you live as a couple and you claim Universal Credit, you'll get a single monthly payment for your household so you might need to make some changes to the ...

  5. Universal Credit for sick and disabled people

    Universal Credit is gradually replacing Employment and Support Allowance (ESA ) as the main benefit to claim if you can't work because of sickness or disability.

  6. Universal Credit if you're self-employed

    This page tells you more about claiming Universal Credit if you're self-employed. If you're self-employed and already claiming certain benefits like Tax Credits or ...

  7. Choosing a bank account for your benefit payments

    To receive Universal Credit and other benefits, you'll need a bank or building society account, or an account with an alternative provider like a credit union.

  8. Money Manager for Universal Credit claimants

    Money Manager is designed just for people on Universal Credit. You can use it whether you're making a new claim or moving to Universal Credit from existing ...

  9. Support while waiting for benefit payments

    Get personalised help while you're waiting for your Universal Credit payment from our Money Manager tool. You can ask for a short-term benefit advance if ...

  10. Getting to grips with paying your rent

    When Universal Credit comes in, you'll be responsible for paying your rent rather than having it paid directly to your landlord. Even before then, you might have ...