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Annamaria
Annamaria Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited July 2023 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi 
I already get pip and have just been awarded lcwra 
My previous employer has asked me to return to work for 23 hours per week 
Is this permitted?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,127 Disability Gamechanger
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    There’s no maximum amount of hours you can work while claiming UC. 

    If you return to work you will need to report a change of circumstances and tell them you’re working. 

    You will have the work allowance which means a certain amount of earnings received each month will be ignored before any deductions apply. If you claim for help with the rent it will be £379/month, if you don’t it will be £631/month.

    Do be aware that if the work you do contradicts the reasons why you were found to have LCWRA then it could go against you at your next review. Same applies for PIP. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Annamaria
    Annamaria Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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