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.
- Last reviewed 01 November 2023
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.
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