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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Extended payment - How do I qualify for the 4 week run on when I start work?

Claimants who qualify for an extended payment

  • The claimant or partner has been entitled to ESA(IR) ESA (C),JSA(IR).JSA(C), IB or SDA or IS continuously for at least 26 weeks (or any combination of those benefits in that period).

    You must confirm in writing that your employment is expected to last more than five weeks.

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