Universal credit boost for workers takes effect

, Universal credit boost for workers takes effect, The Evepost BBC News
, Universal credit boost for workers takes effect, The Evepost BBC News

The changes mean that an extra 600,000 families, all in work, will become entitled to some universal credit payments, according to economists at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). That takes the total to seven million, or 26% of working-age families.