Topic: Universal credit

A list of articles tagged with 'Universal credit'.

Ask Max (Summer 2019)

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Answering questions from Derwent Living customers. 

Universal Credit

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Universal Credit is the biggest change in a generation to how benefit claimants receive payments. 

Ask Max - Universal Credit special

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Every issue our customer services manager, Maxine, gets to the bottom of your questions and enquiries. If you have a question please email it to askmax@derwentliving.com or write to us at the usual address. Don’t forget to include your name and the name of the town you live in.

Universal credit: spring update

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Universal credit is still very much happening, however, there have been some changes which will affect any future claimants.

Housing hits the headlines

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After weeks of speeches, policy announcements and some heated sparring in the media, all three main party conferences are over for another year.

Benefit roadshows begin in Littleover

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The first of our roadshows to raise awareness of the government’s changes to the benefits system took place in Littleover this morning.  Staff are visiting sites across the East Midlands to help residents understand welfare reforms including the bedroom tax, universal credit and the benefits cap.  Some residents found that they could be £25 per week worse off.

We're taking to the road

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Next week we are running a series of roadshows to raise awareness of the government's changes to the benefits system

Simpler benefits for all or simply no benefits?

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From October next year the coalition government will introduce a new benefit for working-age people.  At first glance its sounds very attractive.  Universal credit will replace several means-tested benefits and tax credits with the aim of being simpler and making people better off working than not.  Surely that’s what everyone wants.