Statutory guidance

Mandatory Work Activity provider guidance

This DWP provider guidance is for the Mandatory Work Activity programme.

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Annex 2: notification letter MWA MAN 01

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Read the MWA provider live running memos for updates to the provider guidance.

Published 1 August 2013
Last updated 14 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Revised guidance (version 11, dated February 2016), includes information about the process for changes of circumstance and a new annex 3D: Universal Credit DMA referral form. A full list of the changes can be found in live running memo LR27.
  2. Revised version of the Provider Direct: Mandatory Work Activity guidance for DWP providers - version 4 (04/08/15).
  3. Published revised guidance – version 10 (April 2015). A full list of changes to the guidance can be found in Mandatory Work Activity live running memo 23.
  4. Published revised version of Mandatory Work Activity provider guidance.
  5. Published revised Mandatory Work Activity provider guidance (January 2014 version).
  6. First published.