Manage your moneyFind out about Money Manager for Universal Credit claimants to help make the most of your money.
Advice on choosing a bank accountTo receive Universal Credit, you’ll need a bank or building society current account, or an account with an alternative provider like a credit union.
Citizens AdviceVisit the Citizens Advice website for more information on Universal Credit.
Calculate your benefitsUse an independent benefits calculator to find out what benefits you could get and how your benefits will be affected if you start work.
Discretionary housing paymentsDiscretionary Housing Payments (DHP) are made by us in certain circumstances to people that are receiving Universal Credit (Housing Element) but who may need further help with their Housing Costs.
Council tax reduction schemeUniversal Credit does not include any help towards your Council Tax. You will need to apply for help with your council tax separately. Find out more.
Free school meals You may also be entitled to Free School Meals if you claim Universal Credit, but you’ll need to apply for this separately. Find out more.