Bank Accounts

You will need a bank, Building Society or Credit Union account that can accept automated payments to receive your monthly UC payment.

Recommended Bank Accounts

Here are some accounts from high street banks that do not charge a fee and will be suitable for receiving automated payments.

You should give UC your bank account number and have payments paid in monthly. You will be able set to up payments for household bills and direct debits such as rent. You may also receive a debit card.

Use your bank to make budgeting easier

Why it pays to save regularly

Beginners guide to managing your money

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