Can I still claim my esa and pip or they will stop them?

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fash3105
fash3105 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi everyone 

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  • fash3105
    fash3105 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    I am on pip now and esa now I would like to go back to work full time can I still claim my esa and pip or they will stop them? 
    When should I tell them ? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,304 Championing
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    HI and welcome,

    PIP isn't means tested so this won't be affect by your earnings. People do work and claim PIP however, if the work you do contradicts the reasons why you're claiming PIP then it could go against you at your review.

    ESA, you won't be able to work full time and claim ESA, so this will end if you start work.
    You can do permitted work but you must work less then 16 hours per week and earning no more than £140 per week. You must tell DWP that you are doing the permitted work and you must also fill out a form and return it to them.

    Do also be aware that if you do permitted work and the work you do contradicts the reasons why you're claiming ESA then you could be reassessed early and you could be found fit for work when the decision is made.

  • steve51
    steve51 Community member Posts: 7,141 Championing
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    Hi @fash3105

    Good Morning it’s great to meet you today.

    Yes my good friend @poppy123456  has hopefully answered your question above.

    Please let me know if you need any further help?????

    @steve51

  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,528 Championing
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    Welcome to the community @fash3105! I hope Poppy has been able to answer your question. Please let us know how you get on. :)
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,922 Championing
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    Hi and welcome @fash3105 Glad you have joined us here and you have all the answers you need to your query if there is anything else we can help with just ask