Guidance

Easy read: get support in work if you have a disability or health condition (Access to Work)

This easy read guide explains what Access to Work is and how you can apply for it.

Documents

Claiming Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

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Get help from Access to Work: easy read

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Details

This easy read guide helps people to understand:

  • what Access to Work is
  • who can get Access to Work
  • how to apply for Access to Work

Find out more about Access to Work.

Published 10 January 2019
Last updated 21 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Replaced English and Welsh language versions of PDFs 'Claiming Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: easy read' with new versions.

  2. Added 'Claiming Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: easy read' to guidance.

  3. Easy reads updated as permitted work limit is now £140.

  4. Replaced English and Welsh language versions of PDFs with new versions and removed English and Welsh language versions of print-ready PDF.

  5. Revised versions of English and Welsh easy read and print-ready easy read guides.

  6. Added Welsh easy read and print-ready easy read.

  7. Updated permitted work limit to £131.50.

  8. Added print-ready version of the easy read guide.

  9. First published.