Universal Credit System in the UK from 2010 to 2014

The United Kingdom’s 2010-2015 coalition government announced Universal Credit (UC) in 2010. The initiative was introduced in the Welfare Reform Act 2012 as a means of bringing together six benefits, including housing benefit, working tax credits and jobseeker’s allowance, within one scheme. However, a number of problems in the implementation of the programme ensued, including project overruns, overspending, … Continue reading Universal Credit System in the UK from 2010 to 2014