The benefits of working
What are the benefits of working?
By working you can:
- gain new skills
- meet new people and make friends
- earn your own money
- gain experience
- develop independence
- learn about an area that interests you
Will I be better off financially if I work?
The amount of benefits you get depends on your needs and circumstances. You can find out whether you would receive more money working or not.
- visit the JobCentre Plus to complete a 'better off in work' assessment
- use the GOV.UK benefits calculator to see how your benefits will be affected if you start work
Find a job, apprenticeship or traineeship
See our helping finding a job page.