Employment and Support Allowance and getting paid for service user involvement
April 2021 - March 2022
These booklets are guides for members of the public who are in receipt of income-related Employment and Support Allowance. The booklets provide vital advice on how to follow Jobcentre Plus procedures to receive payments, without any hassles, for service user involvement or co-production.
You can find out:
- How you can start receiving up to £143 a week without affecting your Employment and Support Allowance or your Housing Benefit or Local Housing Allowance, Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment
- How reimbursed expenses are ignored for service user involvement
- How to fill in a Permitted Work form for service user involvement and avoid misunderstandings about your incapacity for work, mobility and care needs
- When your payments will be treated as averaged across several weeks and about responsibility for tax.