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Permitted Work Rules

Permitted Work is a benefit arrangement which enables you to do some work while still getting sickness benefits. Employers do not offer 'permitted work' - so it's still a case of applying for and getting a job. Applying for approval from Jobcentre Plus to work under the Permitted Work Rules is done on one of the most simplest and shortest forms you'll ever come across.

For more information, contact your local Jobcentre Plus office or visit and scroll down to the section marked 'Claiming ESA if you work'.