Find out what you’re entitled to, how to claim and what to do if it goes wrong. There’s also advice on keeping your benefits and who to turn to if you need advice and support. Remember, as Universal Credit is introduced different areas have different systems, so try the online help at Turn2Us to find out more.
Other help is available for benefit recipients who are looking for work or who have found work but need assistance to start. This Citizens Advice Bureau guide should help. Read more about Benefit Recipients - Other help
Jobcentre Plus offices sometimes advertise details of self-employment possibilities for unemployed people, including contract work and commission-only vacancies. They may also be able to provide information on starting a small business or arranging a franchise. If you want information, you should speak to your personal adviser. Read more about JSA - Help setting up in self-employment