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Working or looking for work

Who is this section for?

  • People who are in work and on a low income
  • People starting work or returning to work
  • People who have been made redundant or are unemployed and looking for work

What does it include?

Information about benefits for people who are in work or looking for work, who can claim them, how much you can get, how to apply, and where to go for further help. Make sure you are claiming everything you are entitled to.

How to use this section

The left-hand navigation bar gives you a comprehensive list of the contents of this section. Click on the links to go to each page.  Some key benefits are described in the boxes below.

  • Information on Jobseeker's AllowanceJobseeker's Allowance

    Learn more about Jobseeker's Allowance - a benefit you may be entitled to if you are looking for work.

  • Information for people starting a jobStarting or looking for work

    Find out what help may be available to you if you are starting a new job.

  • Information on Working Tax CreditWorking Tax Credit

    Learn more about Working Tax Credit - a benefit you may be entitled to if you are in work but on a low income.

  • Information about disability and workDisability and work

    Find out what help may be available to you in the workplace if you have a disability.

  • Useful links on work issuesUseful links

    Learn more about the resources and organisations that can provide information and advice on work issues.

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