Universal Credit is a new benefit, which will replace Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Housing Benefit, Job Seeker’s Allowance (Income Based), Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. It’s now live across the country for single people who would normally be making a new claim for Jobseeker’s Allowance.
The school holidays are upon us and many parents will start to feel a strain on their purse strings while they try to find ways to entertain their kids during the long summer break. The cost of summer activities can soon add up so it’s important that you plan, budget and remember the cost of your everyday bills that keep a roof over your families’ heads
All you need to know about the new benefit, and how you can prepare.