Resources, Welfare Benefits Unit

Resources

The Welfare Benefits Unit provides specialist welfare benefits information and advice for those who work with members of the public.

Our publications provide a valuable resource. We also produce a quarterly Benefits e-Bulletin with updates. Visit our Downloads page for the latest e-bulletins and join our mailing list for future copies.

We also produce information from time to time that you may find useful. These are available to download from this site.

WBU Benefits for people over State Pension age leaflet web – April 2021 leaflet to give out to your clients

WBU Benefits if you are disabled and working age web – April 2021 leaflet to give out to your clients

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Benefits checklist Feb 2021

Redundancy factsheet 6 Jan 2021

Covid-19 News in Brief

Coronavirus and Benefits Guide 21 December 2020

News in Brief – October – UC uplift, WTC hours, Online appeal, PIP trawl, HMRC post office card account payments

News in Brief – September – UC uplift, £500 WTC payment, Two wages in one month, Health and Disability Green Paper, Research call

News in Brief – July – Extra Stat EUSS, MIF, TERMINAL ILLNESS, BEREAVEMENT REMEDIAL ORDER

News in Brief – June – EUSS, WCA, Court Fines, Disabled Students UC

News in Brief – April – call for evidence, managed migration, WTC payment

News in Brief – March – budget

Universal Credit

SDP compensation payment factsheet – February 2021

Universal Credit when and whether to claim – July 2019

Universal Credit Outline – updated July 19

Universal Credit – Self Employment July 2019 

Universal Credit – Students Updated Aug 2020

Universal Credit – Working when you have limited capability for work July 19