Universal credit: Leaflets, factsheets and guidance

This section gives details of current leaflets and guidance about Universal Credit which are published by DWP and can be found on the GOV.UK website.

DWP leaflets and detailed guidance for claimants in England, Wales and Scotland. It is important to check the dates on each of these guides.

General guidance

Guidance for employers

Guidance for employees

Guidance for self-employment

Guidance for families

Guidance for those with a health condition

Guidance for students

UC and other benefits

General guidance

Guidance for employers

Guidance for employees

Guidance for self-employed/company directors

Guidance for families

Guidance for those with a health condition

Guidance for students

UC and other benefits

In Northern Ireland, claimants should visit the NI Direct website.

You can find links to more detailed guidance in our adviser guidance section.

Last reviewed/updated 28 May 2020