In April 2013 the government made major changes to the benefit system. If you are claiming benefits, or could be in the future, it’s important that you understand those changes. Our leaflet provides a quick overview.

Find information on all the benefits available and more about benefit rates.

Bedroom Tax

Understand how the Bedroom Tax could affect you

Universal Credit

Understand how Universal Credit could affect you

Benefit Cap

Understand how the Benefit Cap could affect you

Warm home discount scheme

Energy suppliers may credit your account with up to £140.00 if you qualify for the warm home discount.

Help to Save

A type of savings account for certain people entitled to Working Tax Credit or receiving Universal Credit.