Covid-19 Resources

Covid19 Economics

In response to concerns our residents have over the effects Covid-19 is having on their personal finances or business, D2N2 has collated these informative resources:

Information on the various Government-backed financial schemes for businesses can be found on our Business Assistance webpage.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a single payment that is made up of different amounts depending on the circumstances of the applicant.

The payment will take into account:

  • An applicants earnings if they are working
  • Their partner’s earnings if they are working
  • any other income that is coming into the applicant's household

To get an estimate of what an applicant may be entitled to via Universal Credit you can use a benefits calculator

Please see the following webpages for more information on Universal Credit

Understanding Universal Credit (Gov.uk)
How to Claim UC - A Step by Step Guide (Gov.uk) 

To find out how many Universal Credit claimants there are in our region, visit our Universal Credit Dashboard.