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    • kevkj
    • By kevkj 4th Dec 17, 1:25 PM
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    Help with benefits
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    • 4th Dec 17, 1:25 PM
    Help with benefits 4th Dec 17 at 1:25 PM
    Hi i wonder if someone can help me.
    I am asking this question on behalf of my daughter.
    She has recently started a 8 ours a week contract job at Outfit.
    So far she has been there 6 weeks and has on average worked her 8 hour contract plus 25 hours overtime all at 7.05 a hour.
    She lives with us and is 22 would she be entitled to any benefits if she only gets 8 hours work a week as may happen after Xmas?

    Obviously whe she is on holiday she will also only get paid 8 hours leaving her very short.

    Is she entitled to any benefits assistance?
    Last edited by kevkj; 04-12-2017 at 2:29 PM.
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    • By pmlindyloo 4th Dec 17, 2:11 PM
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    Hi i wonder if someone can help me.
    I am asking this question on behalf of my daughter.
    She has recently started a 8 contract job at Outfit.
    So far she has been there 6 weeks and has on average worked her 8 hour contract plus 25 hours overtime all at 7.05 a hour.
    She lives with us and is 22 would she be entitled to any benefits if she only gets 8 hours work a week as may happen after Xmas?

    Obviously whe she is on holiday she will also only get paid 8 hours leaving her very short.

    Is she entitled to any benefits assistance?
    Originally posted by kevkj
    The current standard allowance for Universal Credit for a single person under 25 is 251.77 per 4 weeks so she may get a little.

    She would, however, be expected to sign a claimant commitment and be expected to look for work for 35 hrs a week.

    The waiting time for payment on first claim is 5/6 weeks.

    I am assuming that she is single, has no dependent children, no disabilities and no savings over 6000.
    • kevkj
    • By kevkj 4th Dec 17, 2:32 PM
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    • 4th Dec 17, 2:32 PM
    THANKS ,yes all your assumptions are correct .Cannot see her doing less than 10 hours a week so entitled to nothing really.
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