Universal Credit and employers: frequently asked questions

13 December 2014

The Government have published guidance explaining what Universal Credit will mean for both employers and employees.

This guidance answers questions on topics such as:

· the main benefits of Universal Credit to employers

· preparing claimants for Universal Credit

· payroll

· recruitment

The guidance explains the benefits for employers emanating from the disappearance of the 16 hour rule. There is also a link to a toolkit for employers, as well as details of how payroll data will influence Universal Credit.