Changes to benefits

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In April 2013 the government made major changes to the benefit system. If you are claiming benefits now or could be in the future it’s important that you understand the changes and how they could affect you.

Our leaflet provides a quick overview of the changes that could affect you

Find information on all the benefits available

Find out more about the benefit rates for 2017/2018

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

Help to Save

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