If you’re getting less work or no work because of coronavirus (COVID-19), you can also:
You might also be able to get New Style Employment and Support Allowance if one for the following applies:
Your Universal Credit payment is based on your actual earnings. You need to report any self-employed earnings and expenses at the end of each monthly assessment period.
Because of coronavirus (COVID-19), it might take longer than usual to process your application and answer questions about it. We apologise for these delays – we know this is a difficult time.
If you do not have enough money to live on while you wait for your first Universal Credit payment you can ask for an advance payment.