Changes to the benefits system

From April 2013 the welfare benefits system will undergo a number of major changes. This includes several means-tested benefits being replaced by a new Universal Credit, the introduction of a benefits cap, localisation of Council Tax support, the ‘Bedroom Tax’ and the introduction of Personal Independence Payment replacing Disability Living Allowance.

We have produced a number of guides to these changes:

To check your benefits entitlement and see if you are affected by any of these changes use the Turn2Us Benefits Calculator here.

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