Universal Credit, Coronavirus & Claiming Benefits

For the latest information go to: https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/ Update: 18th March 2020 If you’re in work and not claiming benefits If you cannot work due to coronavirus and are eligible for Statutory Sick Pay you will get it from day one, rather than from the fourth day of your illness. DWP intends to legislate so this measure applies retrospectively […]

Jobcentre Response To Coronavirus / COVID 19

The DWP issued the following statement on 13 March 2020 detailing the initial response to Coronavirus / Covid19. A range of extra support and measures will be in place to help workers, benefit claimants and businesses affected by coronavirus. For people already claiming support Special arrangements will be in place for people in receipt of […]

Universal Credit Scam On Facebook

Beware of the latest Universal Credit scam being promoted on Facebook. Scammers are posting the following message on Facebook. If you see similar posts on Facebook, please report them. 💰 £3000 INSTANT 💷💰 WHO’S BEEN ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT FOR UNDER 5 WEEKS ON THEIR CURRENT CLAIM? OR WHO USED TO BE ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT IN […]

Jobcentre Christmas Opening Times 2018 – Xmas & New Year Job Centre Opening Times

The Jobcentre Christmas opening times for 2018 in England, Wales and Scotland have been announced. The Jobcentre Plus opening times Christmas and New Year opening times are between Monday 24th December and Thursday 3rd January. Jobcentre Christmas Opening Times 2018 For England & Wales The Jobcentre Plus Christmas and New Year opening times in England […]

Universal Credit Christmas Payment Dates – Tax Credits, Pension Benefit & Child Benefit Christmas Payments

Universal Credit Christmas payment dates for Tax Credits, Pension Benefit and Child Benefit have been announced. Find out the new Christmas payment dates for benefits for Christmas and New Year. Tax Credit Christmas Payment Dates Pension Benefit Christmas Payment Dates Child Benefit Christmas Payment Dates