Universal Credit: what you need to know

Publication date: 2017 Edition: 4th edition Format: Paperback, 159 pages Published by: Child Poverty Action Group
ISBN: 978 1 910715 33 8

This edition published Summer 2017

This title is not yet published. We will process payments for the book now and the handbook will be shipped as soon as it is published in the summer.

Universal Credit: what you need to know is the ideal guide for both advisers who need to know how and when universal credit will affect their clients, and for those currently claiming benefits themselves. It is filled with clear advice and lots of useful examples. 

What does it cover?

• What is universal credit?
• When can you claim universal credit?
• How much universal credit do you get?
• What is the claimant commitment?
• Who must look for work?
• When can your universal credit be sanctioned?
• What can you do if there is a problem? 

4th Edition updated to reflect the roll out of universal credit including the “two-child limit” and other legislative updates. 

Contact CPAG to pre-order items

For CPAG members and CAB customers, the handbook is available for £12.75. Please contact us on 020 7812 5236 or email: bookorders@cpag.org.uk.  

“An essential guide which tells you what universal credit means for you in simple English”. – PHILLIP TAYLOR MBE & ELIZABETH TAYLOR OF RICHMOND GREEN CHAMBERS

"The book is very easy to read, clearly organised and packed with extracts from the law, example case studies and other good practice points." - THE ADVISER

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