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Starting or looking for work - Extended benefit payment

If you looking for work or starting a new job and are on a low income, there are a number of schemes that might help you.

Extended benefit payment

You may be able to get Housing Benefit (England, Scotland, Wales) or Housing Benefit (Northern Ireland) and Council Tax Support (depending where you live) paid at the same rate for the first four weeks of your new work arrangements when you come off certain out-of-work benefits.

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