From Wednesday 28 November anyone of working age, living in Wakefield and needing to claim benefits will need to apply for Universal Credit online. A change in your circumstances could also mean you need to claim Universal Credit.
Here are ten things you need to know about Universal Credit:
Universal Credit replaces six existing benefits - Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance; Income-related Employment and Support Allowance; Income Support; Child Tax Credits; Working Tax Credits; and Housing Benefit.
For more information on Universal Credit or to make a claim visit https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit/how-to-claim
If you need help with Universal Credit please visit www.getcashwise.co.uk