Guidance

Employment and Support Allowance: notes about your claim

Employment and Support Allowance information for people who have already made a claim.

Documents

Employment and Support Allowance: notes sheet

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Welsh: Employment and Support Allowance: notes sheet

Easy read: Employment and Support Allowance: notes sheet

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Welsh: Easy read: Employment and Support Allowance: notes sheet

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When we make a decision about a claim for Employment and Support Allowance, we send a letter explaining the decision. We include a copy of these explanatory notes to help people understand the decision.

Our Employment and Support Allowance page has information about how to claim.

Published 28 August 2013
Last updated 13 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added updated versions of the 'Employment and Support Allowance: note sheet' and 'Easy read: Employment and Support Allowance: note sheet' in English. Updates include the new 0800 phone number and the 2018 to 2019 permitted work amount. Updated Welsh versions will be added at a later date.
  2. Added Welsh easy read document.
  3. Added easy read document.
  4. Revised version of ESA40 added to include information about waiting days.
  5. First published.