Welfare reform

Welfare reform explained

To give you a better understanding of the changes to the benefits system, we've added a video for you to watch here.


Welfare reform impact tool

As your circumstances change you may find you are impacted by one of the benefits changes, which could lead to a decrease in your benefits payments. For example, if you live in a two bedroom home with your partner and daughter, but your daughter then moves out, you’ll be under-occupying your home and will see a 14% cut in Housing Benefit payments.

Knowing how much money you're likely to lose is the first step to preparing for any changes. So, don't delay; click the button below to use a welfare reform impact tool and start getting prepared!