Frequently asked questions

When do I get paid?


Your wages are paid direct to your bank account every week on a Friday. Bank holiday payments are usually made on a Thursday.




How does working for you affect my benefits?


There are several websites available where you can calculate your earnings and see if you will be better off by working. You can use independent benefits calculators to see what benefits you may get and how they will be affected if you start work. https://www.entitledto.co.uk - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work https://www.turn2us.org.uk/ - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours https://www.betteroffcalculator.co.uk - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit, how these are calculated and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours




Do I need to register with HMRC?