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?

 

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See your out-of-work entitlements

Current Benefit System

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Universal Credit

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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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