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Employment and Support Allowance changes from 3 April 2017

This guide explains changes to Employment and Support Allowance from 3 April 2017.

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This guide explains changes to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) work-related activity group payments from 3 April 2017. It also explains:

  • changes to hardship payments
  • changes to ESA permitted work rules
Published 9 March 2017
Last updated 20 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Clarified that claimants doing permitted work can earn up to £120 each week after tax.
  2. First published.