Guidance

Work Programme and NEA: on and off benefit scans

On and off benefit scans guidance for Work Programme and New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) providers.

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Work Programme and New Enterprise Allowance guidance: on and off benefit scans

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The scans cover:

  • Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit claimants going on benefit when taking part in the Work Programme and New Enterprise Allowance (NEA)
  • JSA and ESA claimants going off benefit when taking part in the Work Programme and NEA

The scans are to help Work Programme and NEA providers maintain engagement with participants when benefit claim changes occur.

The on and off benefit scans guidance is part of the Work Programme provider guidance.

Published 5 March 2014
Last updated 10 May 2017 + show all updates
  1. Replaced Work Programme guidance with revised version. Numerous changes including: revised timetable in Annex A; and explanation that the on benefit scan will include Universal Credit in addition to JSA and ESA.
  2. Replaced Work Programme guidance with revised version: Amended time table in annex A.
  3. Revised guidance provides the latest information about benefit scans.
  4. First published.