Housing Benefit & Employment Support Allowance Information

If your personal income has dropped due to effect of trade caused by Corona Virus

 

-          Housing Benefit – issued via Universal Credit  & application via  https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal

-          HMRC helpline -Use web chat or access advice on tax / benefits Wales for business owners :-

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/guidance-for-employers-and-businesses-on-coronavirus-covid-19

-          Business Wales Helpline – 03000 060 3000 

If a Business pays Class 3 or new style Class 4 National Insurance,  they could apply for ESA  which provides income support (if no housing support is needed)

Claim  via online application

https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance/eligibility

Telephone  local DWP office 0800 169 0310

Posted on: Monday 23rd March 2020