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    • Sponge_Cake
    • By Sponge_Cake 15th Apr 18, 12:47 PM
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    Anyone have any knowledge about term time only working and claiming UC?
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    • 15th Apr 18, 12:47 PM
    Anyone have any knowledge about term time only working and claiming UC? 15th Apr 18 at 12:47 PM
    Hi, me and my partner work in schools, term time only.
    We are paid for the full year, the pay is spread over the 12 months.

    I earn 825 a month (before tax)
    He earns 915 a month (before tax)

    I am pregnant and baby due in October. We want to claim to help out with childcare costs.

    Can we still claim universal credit?
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    • huckster
    • By huckster 16th Apr 18, 8:37 PM
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    CET would be 35x national minimum wage for both you and your partner. The income you entered yesterday put you in light touch. However, if you give birth to a child you are treated as having no working requirement at all until the child reaches 1. Makes no difference, apart from not having to go to the 2 job centre appointments someone linked to earlier.
    The comments I post are personal opinion. Always refer to official information sources before relying on internet forums. If you have a problem with any organisation, enter into their official complaints process at the earliest opportunity, as sometimes complaints have to be started within a certain time frame.
    • jobseeking help
    • By jobseeking help 17th Apr 18, 8:18 PM
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    jobseeking help
    Currently clients in UCFS 'light-touch' do not have to attend any mandatory appts.
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