Universal Credit Tag

Main changes: Many rates of benefit remain frozen due to the Welfare Cap A new benefit- Bereavement Support Payment There is a small increase in disability benefits Pensioner benefits to rise in line with the 'triple lock' Changes to Universal Credit including a decrease in...

Main changes to Benefit Rates for 2017/2018 Many rates of benefit remain frozen due to the Welfare Cap. There is a small increase in disability benefits. Pensioner benefits to rise in line with the 'triple lock'. Changes to Universal Credit including a decrease in the earnings...