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phased return


Steph F
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Welfare Rights Argyle Advice Project Glasgow

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Client in receipt of ESA as SSP has ended 02/07/2018. still employed with original employer.

client has just recently been for her medical. so still in assessment phase; her GP has given her a fit note advising phased return to work. This is to last approx. 6 weeks with client probably working 1 day per week initially..  the wage for 1 day in under ESA assessment phase amount

can you claim via permitted earnings whilst in this phase?

Jane O-P
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Yes you can. And the sick note still stands regardless of which option the GP has ticked.