General information on benefits
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If you are a parent claiming Income Support or Universal credit you will probably be required to take some action to prepare you for returning to work. How much you will be required to do will depend on your circumstances.
Some people (such as single parents with a child under one) will not have to do anything, while other parents will be expected to take all reasonable action to obtain full-time work.
Information on the National Insurance Lower Earnings Limit.