Universal Credit warning to tens of thousands of people as government announces major change

Universal Credit warning to tens of thousands of people as government announces major change

The Government should have uprated benefit claims in the mini-Budget instead of making changes that will in fact make it more difficult for claimants to receive support, experts have said. Households relying on universal credit may find it more difficult to claim their funds if they do not take “active steps” to find work, Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng, said on Friday. Under the changes, those who earn less than the equivalent of 15 hours a week at National Living Wage will …