Universal Credit is a major change in how benefits are paid to claims. It is being introduced across the country with the aim to be completed nationally by 2022.
Universal Credit is a single monthly payment replacing previous benefits such as income support, jobseekers allowance, working credits and housing benefit.
The link below shows the latest DWP video which provides a step by step information to applying for UC:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Km4IXfVJB1n8SQUmkJD0Q (Should the link not work please search for Universal Credit in Action). Video Source: DWP