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From benefits to working 16 hour a week
im in receipt of universal credit. Im also going to fill out a pip form because of chronic fatigue syndrome. I may have a job working 16 hours a week but I don't know where I stand with Universal credit. Can I still claim pip if I'm working? Universal credit has been a nightmare!! I worked from 1st September to 17th September . I gave up because of sickness. I then on 19th filled out universal credit form, they worked out my amount to live on. I was horrified to see after waiting 5 weeks that I'm only going to receive £200 fir the month, thus includes me having to pay my housing as well. I received £579 from my job from 1st September to 17th September. But I didn't receive this money until 11th October and because of this universal credit take that payment into consideration. I am absolutely outraged by this. Its so frustrating & worrying that you have to work even if your sick because it's very difficult to live on universal credit. Sorry for the rant! Do you have any advice or suggestions about 16 hours a week & universal credit payments? Thanks