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Permitted work and esa
Hello everyone, I am new to these boards am finding the discussions on here really helpful.
I have a question about ESA and permitted work. I get contributions-based ESA and am in the support group. I have found some work I think I could do as permitted work. Firstly, because I'm in the support group, am I allowed to do permitted work and when give my local job centre my completed form about it, will they start expecting me to see a work coach regularly? I know what I can and can't do and it's taken a long time for me to find something that I think I can physically cope with given my disability (neurologically based).
In terms of the work, it is a zero hours based contract which I think means I can treat it as self-employed work - can anyone confirm this? I would be doing between 6 - 15 hours a week for 30 weeks a year.
Also, if the weekly amount I'm allowed to earn is £131.50 - is it possible to earn more than this some weeks and because I won't be working for 22 weeks of the year, average the earnings out, eg if I earned £200 per week for 30 weeks = £6000 which if divided by 52 = £115.38 per week.
Thanks for reading!