Universal Credit claimants struggling to navigate system, finds study

A "significant" number of people are struggling to navigate the Government's flagship Universal Credit benefits system, according to a new study.
Research by Citizens Advice found that more than a third of those helped by the charity found it difficult to provide evidence on issues such as health, housing and childcare, to complete their claim.
It was also revealed that people who received their first full payment late stood a higher chance of falling into debt.
Citizens Advice said people must wait five weeks before receiving their first Universal Credit payment, so their... read more

 
23 July 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 50
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31