News articles - 2023

Are you missing out on unclaimed benefits?

Date: 25 May 2023

With many people struggling financially due to the rising cost of living, it is important to ensure you are receiving your full entitlements. However, millions of people are currently missing out on benefits they’re entitled to each year.


You can find out what benefits you might be eligible to apply for here


Universal Credit

If you have a household income of under £40,000 a year, particularly if you rent and have children, then you could be eligible for Universal Credit.


Find out how to apply here.


Pension Credit

Pension Credit is an extra payment that guarantees most people over the state pension age of 65 a minimum income. How much you are entitled to will depend on your other income and savings.


Find out if you’re eligible for Pension Credit here.


If you need additional support with the current cost of living, you can also check out our Cost of Living Support page to find out what is available. For further help and advice, please contact our Money Matters Team by emailing [email protected].