Created 02/02/2018
UC- Getting payments direct to a private landlord
The government has confirmed-
'...We have made practical improvements. For example, we have simplified and sped up the process for private rented sector managed payment requests, which can now be done by email and on a single form, with no additional information required...'
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UC- Lots of Changes to UC regs.
New regulations have been issued which mostly come into force early in 2018.  One change(April 2018) is to slightly increase the work allowances (earnings disregards) that some clients are given.
The higher rate allowance(no housing costs) £397 rises to £409 and the lower rate allowance(with housing costs) rises from £192 to £198 per month.  Opposite is an example of a couple with
2 children where one goes into part time work (from our UC calculation software  designed to help you learn the system)-  
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UC- Latest Statistics