PIP: How many hours can you work if you claim PIP? | Personal Finance | Finance
PIP is a freeing benefit for disabled people in the UK, who can claim payments on top of their income. Much like many other benefits, PIP provides a top-up rather than a full replacement salary. Those who want to claim it must first meet a selection of criteria, however.
How many hours can you work to claim PIP?
Personal Independence Payment, much like Disability Living Allowance (DLA), is not a means-tested benefit.
As such, people can claim it whether they work or not, regardless of the amount they earn.
PIP also doesn’t change based on the number of hours worked.
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Gov.uk states people receive an assessment before they can start claiming PIP.
Claimants receive assessments on the help they need with predetermined activities.
However, they also list a selection of potential difficulties which may entitle people to help from PIP.
The selection includes both physical and mental problems people may experience with everyday activities, such as planning a journey and following a route, moving around or eating and drinking.