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This is a quick summary of the workings of zero hours contracts/or unpredictable hours of employment and their connection with universal credit. UCAN also covers how CORONAVIRUS would impact your benefit entitlement. 

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If you are on legacy benefits and being told to move on to universal credit through managed migration, you need to watch this video. UCAN has produced a simple video so you can absorb the subject without falling a sleep.  If you want to know why transitional protection is important, watch it. It has been produced by Doug Haywood; actors: Ripon Ray and Barbie!


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43% of children in Tower Hamlets are living in poverty according to Trust for London. 7.7% of the working population are unemployed in the borough. Whether to claim universal credit or not would be a big question for a lot of people.  In order to raise public awareness of universal credit in the local community, Universal Credit Action Network (UCAN), have organised a public meeting. You can hear from local campaigners and advice charities on the impact of welfare reform to the local community. If you are free on 18th December at 6pm, pop over at Brady Centre, Whitechapel. Refreshment provided!
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