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Universal Credit uplift payment ending

Date: 13 September 2021

From the end of September, the £20 weekly Universal Credit uplift payment is being withdrawn. This also coincides with the end of the furlough scheme, which could affect the amount of money you receive each month.


We understand that the potential impact these changes will have on your income may leave you feeling anxious, but please remember, there is always help at hand.


Websites that offer free advice:



You can also use the Policy in Practice benefits calculator to help work out your possible entitlements and discover how changes to your household income could affect what you receive.


If you have any queries, our Money Matters team are also here for you; from helping to ensure you’re claiming all the financial support you’re entitled to, to helping you manage your money. You can get in touch with them by emailing


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