Universal Credit

Get ready for Universal Credit

If you are of working age and on benefits, there are things you need to do now, to get ready for Universal Credit.

Universal Credit (UC) Full Service goes live in North Herts and East Herts from 3 October 2018; in Central Beds from 18 November 2018; and in Hertsmere from December 2018. From these dates, eligible benefit claimants will move from the old-style benefits across to UC. Find out more here:


UC is coming are you ready?

Universal Credit is coming - are you ready? 



Do you need help and advice with universal Credit?

Do you need help and advice about Universal Credit? 



Universal Credit is your account in arrears?

Is your rent account already in arrears?



UC - Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about Universal Credit 



If you are in rent arrears and claiming Universal Credit you will need to take action now.  This leaflet explains how:

Universal Credit  - Take action now if you owe us rent


Links to useful information

Universal Credit video button 1 







UC video button 2  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0CJHk6GO0I&list=PLDBaQKqY6OHYk6rn_FINwm6XXNkzeC6-7