Universal Credit

If you’re struggling to pay bills, have lost your job or are on low income, it might be worth considering claiming Universal Credit. 

Universal Credit is a payment paid monthly, or twice a month for some people in Scotland, to help with your living costs.  

Some of the benefits and tax credits you might be getting now are being replaced by Universal Credit. If you want to know how it’s different from existing benefits, what you might be entitled to, how much you’ll be paid and how to apply for it, these guides will help you out.

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