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Universal credit explained

Universal Credit is a monthly payment to help with your living costs, and you may be able to claim it if you are on a low income, out of work or you cannot work. 
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Universal Credit FAQs

Find out the answers to your questions about Universal Credit.
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How to claim Universal Credit

This section provides you with help and support claiming Universal Credit.
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Reporting a change of circumstances to Universal Credit

If you have a change in your circumstances, it is important you report this as soon as possible to prevent you being under- or over-paid Universal Credit.
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How to update your rent charges for the new financial year for Universal Credit claimants

In this section we provide you with guidance on updating your rent charges for the new financial year and explain why this is so important.