You need to report changes to your circumstances so you keep getting the right amount of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).
Your claim might be stopped or reduced if you don’t report a change straight away.
A change of circumstance can include:
Call the ESA helpline if you’re not sure whether you need to report a change.
You may be prosecuted or have to pay a £50 penalty if you give wrong or incomplete information, or don’t report changes straight away.
You can report a change of circumstances by:
ESA helplineTelephone: 0800 169 0310Textphone: 0800 169 0314Welsh language: 0800 328 1744Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pmFind out about call charges
I don't know enough to advise if this would affect what benefits you would claim, @geoark or @CockneyRebel can you help?
Your claim might be stopped or reduced if you don’t report a change of circumstances straight away.
Changes can include:
As an individual I stood alone.As a member of a group I did things.As part of a community I helped to create change!