The Social Security Data section covers the following:

  • Universal Credit

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

  • Employment and Support Allowance

  • Incapacity Benefit

  • Maternity Payments

  • Maternity Grant (Social Fund)

  • Maternity/Parental Leave and Shared Parental Pay

  • Other Benefits

  • Means-tested Benefits

  • Non Means-tested Benefits

  • Tax Credits

  • Working Tax Credit

  • Child Tax Credit

  • Benefit Cap.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a payment to help with living costs. It is paid monthly, or twice a month to some claimants in Scotland. It is available to those on a low income, the out of work and individuals who cannot work. Universal Credit is replacing:

  • Child Tax Credit

  • Housing Benefit

  • Income Support

  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance

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