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Working hours: benefits rules - Which benefits are affected by hours worked?

Benefit entitlement can depend on how many hours of paid work you do per week.

Which benefits are affected by hours worked?

The following means-tested benefits are affected by how many hours of paid work you and your partner do per week:

Universal Credit is affected by the amount you earn, but not by the number of hours you work. Read more about the Universal Credit rules.

 

Reviewed June 2022

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