People on Severe Disability Payment are now being moved across to Universal Credit should their circumstances change. Full story here.
Read this story which reports that DWP will start using video calls to carry out benefits assessments.
Read this article regarding the rules surrounding Universal Credit and Pension Credit where couples have a significant age gap.
If you’re receiving Universal Credit and are having problems with paying bills, you could get help. See the full story here.
Read this story explaining that Universal Credit claimants could make arrangements to be paid differently to once a month.
For those people receiving Severe Disability Premium (SDP), the rules are changing. See the full story here.
Many people are suffering from cuts in Universal Credit and increases in Council Tax. If you are suffering hardship, see this article which gives advice.
Read this article describing the rules for Universal Credit back-payments.
A benefits cheat who stole over one-half million pounds given 1,344 years to repay from Universal Credit payments. Full story here.
DWP confirm that Rishi Sunak will review the cancellation of the temporary Universal Credit uplift scheduled to end in April 2021 in this article.