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Universal Credit will change the way you receive your benefits.

Universal Credit is now live in Rhondda Cynon Taff; this means if you are of working age and have a change in circumstances you may be moved from the benefits you currently receive. Explore this site to find out how Universal Credit will affect you and how you can prepare.

Your Guide to Universal Credit. UC Made Easy logo

Although Universal Credit is different to what you’re used to it can be made easy if you follow these steps and get yourself prepared.

1. Getting yourself a bank account

Your Bank

2. Applying online for Universal Credit

Getting Online

3. Budgeting your monthly payments

Living Costs

The Latest News on Universal Credit

29th July 2019

Universal Credit and a Severe Disability Premium

Universal Credit Full Service went live in Rhondda Cynon Taff at the end of last year. It has introduced lots of new changes to the current benefit system for example,…
Man confused about universal credit News
14th May 2019

Getting more help on Universal Credit

Some of the changes that the government has made to Universal Credit will make some people financially better off. From April 2019, certain households who are working could receive more…
Universal Credit and pensioners News
11th April 2019

No extra amounts awarded for pensioners under Universal Credit

Universal Credit and pensioners Universal Credit is a working age benefit and does not replace Pension Credit. However, there are some changes being introduced by the government on the 15…