Universal Credit: What is a ‘claimant commitment’ and how can it affect payments?

UNIVERSAL CREDIT is a very tailored system for those who use it. Generally, what is offered is dependant on the claimants specific circumstances. These circumstances and other details are covered in what is known as a claimant commitment. This document is essentially a contract that an applicant must adhere to, if not payments could be reduced or cancelled. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

Universal Credit: Man sleeps in a park amid struggle to live on £262 a month

UNIVERSAL CREDIT was put under the spotlight tonight during the BBC Two programme Universal Credit: Inside the Welfare State. During the first episode of the three-part series, a man, who was left sleeping in a park, discussed his struggle to live on a payment of £262 per month. Daily Express :: Finance Feed