Universal credit: migration issues

Level: Standard

As increasing numbers of claimants naturally migrate to universal credit (UC) it is becoming clear that there are significant problems associated with this process.  This course examines common problems for claimants moving from legacy benefits onto UC and what can be done to support these claimants.

The course covers:

  • Transfer of limited capability for work and limited capability for work related activity from legacy benefits
  • Availability of advances
  • Transfer of sanctions from legacy benefits
  • Transitional protection for people moving from legacy benefits to UC
  • Current plans for managed migration from legacy benefit to UC