The Universal Benefit Calculator is suitable for most people permanently living in the UK. It is not meant for full-time students or people in hospital, residential care, or prison.

Calculations should be treated as a helpful estimate, as it will only be as accurate as the information entered.

The calculator is owned and operated by Policy in Practice.


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Are you receiving Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, or Attendance Allowance?

Is your partner receiving Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, or Attendance Allowance?

 

Are you receiving Disability Living Allowance on behalf of any children?

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See your out-of-work entitlements

Current Benefit System

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Universal Credit

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Job 1

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Childcare

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Other costs of work

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You are better off in work by £val per month under the current system

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Find a job

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You will be better off in work by £val per month under Universal Credit

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Comparison out of work

Comparison in work (this year)

Comparison in work (next year)

To see how to apply for Jobseeker's Allowance: click here

To see how to apply for Income Support: click here

To see how to apply for Employment And Support Allowance: click here

To see how to apply for Pension Credit: click here

To see how to apply for Child Tax Credit: click here

To see how to apply for Housing Benefit: click here

To see how to apply for Child Benefit: click here

To see how to apply for PiP: click here

To see how to apply for DLA (under 16s only): click here

To see how to apply for Free School Meals: click here

To see how to apply for Council Tax Support: click here

To see how to apply for a Discretionary Housing Payment: click here

To see how to apply for Local Welfare Support (social fund): click here

To see how to apply for Universal Credit: click here

To see how to apply for Pension Credit: click here

To see how to apply for DLA (under 16s only): click here

To see how to apply for Free School Meals: click here

To see how to apply for council tax support: click here

To see how to apply for a discretionary housing payment: click here

To see how to apply for local welfare support (social fund): click here

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