Minimum Number of Hours of Work
To receive Employed Person's Allowance, you or your partner must be working for at least the minimum number of hours per week on average as set out below.
|A couple where one or both of you cares for a severly disabled person||16 hours a week|
|A couple where one or both of you is a severely disabled person||16 hours a week|
|A couple where one or both of you are responsible for a child (but neither of you is severly disabled or cares for a severly disabled person)||30 hours a week|
|A lone parent responsible for a child||16 hours a week|
|Disabled workers (Contact us for advice about what this means)||16 hours a week|