SOURCE: Department for Work and Pensions

Those who attended any of our study days on how Universal Credit affects care staff may remember we had discussed the concerns around the upcoming transfer to Universal Credit, especially staff on low pay or zero hour contracts, and answered any questions about how this may impact upon any benefits they currently receive to help managers and senior staff members to support their colleagues affected by these changes.

Following on from this, an Employer Guide to Universal Credit has become available on the Department for Work and Pensions’ ‘Understanding Universal Credit’ webpage.

The guide explains:

  • How Universal Credit can help employers
  • What employers, HR and payroll staff need to know about Universal Credit
  • How employers can support employees who get Universal Credit

» Read the guide here