Universal Credit: what you need to know, 5th ed

Publication date: AUTUMN 2018 Edition: 5th edition Format: Paperback, 160 pages Published by: Child Poverty Action Group
ISBN: 978 1 910715 33 8


Learn what you need to know about universal credit with this new edition of our quick, easy-to-follow guide.

Written in a straightforward, accessible style, with no assumption of prior knowledge of the law, 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.
Filled with clear advice and useful examples, it includes information on who can claim, how much you can get, what you have to do for your benefit, and much more.

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? 

For CPAG members and CAB customers, the handbook is available for £12.75. Please contact us on 020 7812 5227 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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