Guidance

Easy read: Access to Work – get support if you have a disability or health condition

These easy read guides explain what Access to Work is and how you can apply for it.

Documents

Get help from Access to Work: easy read

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These easy read guides help people to understand:

  • what Access to Work is
  • who can get Access to Work
  • how to apply for Access to Work
  • communication support at a job interview

Find out more about Access to Work.

Published 10 January 2019
Last updated 19 December 2022 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Communication support at a job interview: easy read' guide.

  2. Removed "Claiming Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak" as the guidance is no longer needed.

  3. Updated 'Get help from Access to Work' easy read documents (English and Welsh versions). Permitted work rates have been updated on page 9.

  4. Replaced English and Welsh language versions of PDFs 'Get help from Access to Work' with new versions. Added new section for civil servants.

  5. Replaced English and Welsh language versions of PDFs 'Claiming Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: easy read' with new versions.

  6. Updated with the latest rates effective from 12 April 2021.

  7. Replaced English and Welsh language versions of PDFs 'Claiming Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: easy read' with new versions.

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

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

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

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

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

  13. Updated permitted work limit to £131.50.

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

  15. First published.