Hi looking for help, if anyone in similar poistion could shed some light on it, would be grateful,
Went to a job intview this morning, told the hours will be 16, asked how will affect me, i replied i will have to check it, so went to my local jobcentre plus and asked someone there, if i take a job for 16 hours will i be albe to still claim housing benefit, council tax, reply i received, if you take the job you will have to come off signing, as for the other we don't know, gee thanks! jobcentre minus, went to local CAB asked the same question, sorry were closed , come back tomorrow but get here early as it get busy, but i could be working tomorrow,
Then went down to the Town hall after all there the one's paying it, its choc-a-block with people sitting waiting to be seen,
So the question is it worth taking a job which I'm £24 week better off, but could end up paying housing and rates on top of this, The job center has a poster on the wall saying," Making work pay!" yeah right if your on 40 + hours a week and can claim tax credits etc
Anyone help please! thanks!