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Where Can I Find Information About Benefits Allowances And General Benefits Advice?

The Social Firms UK Resource Centre has a wide range of material about benefits, which can be rented or bought. Alternatively visit Job Centre Plus and enter ‘benefits’ into the site search for information regarding various benefit allowances.

Several new leaflets have been produced to help explain various the links between benefits and work. All have been written by benefits and work expert, Judy Scott and are available to download from the Resource Centre of the Social Firms UK website as follows:

Considering Self-Employment/Setting Up A Micro-Enterprise - A Guide For Those On Incapacity Benefits (August 2007)
It is possible to be self-employed while you are in receipt of incapacity benefits under certain conditions. In this leaflet, Judy Scott explains how.
http://resources.socialfirms.co.uk/resources.php?cat=7&r_id=385

Permitted Work (June 2007)
This leaflet explains what Permitted Work is and how it works.
http://resources.socialfirms.co.uk/resources.php?cat=7&r_id=382

The 104 Week Benefit Linking Rule
(June 2007)
This leaflet explains the 104 Week Benefit Linking Rule which protects benefit rates when you start work or training.
http://resources.socialfirms.co.uk/resources.php?cat=7&r_id=383

Using Working Tax Credit As An Alternative Income To Incapacity Benefits When Starting Up Self-Employment (June 2007)
This leaflet explains why you might want to use Working Tax Credit instead of Incapacity Benefit when starting up self-employment and how to do so.
http://resources.socialfirms.co.uk/resources.php?cat=7&r_id=392

Where Can I Find Information About Benefits Allowances And General Benefits Advice?

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