Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

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Permitted work

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millie24601
millie24601 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I've been off work for a long time now and would like to get back to doing, well, anything. I've heard that while you're on ESA you can do permitted work or some volunteering. If I attempt to do any and can't will my benefits stop?

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  • Lasian_Alumni
    Lasian_Alumni Community member Posts: 656 Pioneering
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    Hi @millie24601

    Citizens Advice have a handy section on their website about work you can do while getting ESA which you may find helpful.

    Our Benefits Advisors also responded to a similar query from another member of our community about ESA and permitted workTheir response includes further information about the requirements along with some tips which may be of interest to you.

    I hope this helps. If you have any other questions, then please do get in touch!

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