How Much Overview

IMPORTANT: If you are thinking of claiming Universal Credit because you will be better off, there’s lots to think about before you make the claim.

The Basics

Your Universal Credit is a single payment. It is assessed every month, at the end of your Assessment Period.

This assessment will take into account:

As your income and circumstances change, so will the amount of your Universal Credit award.

There are four steps to working out how much Universal Credit you will be paid