How Many Hours Can I Work On JSA 2018?

How many hours can you work when on job seekers allowance?

To qualify for Jobseeker’s Allowance a person must be unemployed or working on average less than 16 hours a week, and have income below set amounts.

Partners of people receiving income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance are able to work for, on average, up to 24 hours a week, without the claimant losing entitlement.

How many hours can you work on JSA 2018?

For Income Support (IS) or Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), you are classed as working full time (and therefore not eligible for the benefit) if you do 16 hours or more paid work per week. Your partner is allowed to do paid work of up to 24 hours per week.

Can I claim JSA if I work part time?

Benefits you can get when working part time include Income Support if you are a person who qualifies (e.g. a single parent) or Jobseeker’s Allowance. You must be working less than 16 hours per week, and if you have a partner they must be working no more than 24 hours per week.

How much can you work on job seekers allowance?

Each type of JSA pays the same ‘personal allowance’ each week – if you’re eligible, you can get up to: £57.90 if you’re 18 to 24. £73.10 if you’re 25 or over. £114.85 if you claim income-related JSA as a couple.