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How many hours are you allowed to work/how much can you earn and keep a debt relief order?

8 years ago - Posted by

I owe about £5k and lost my job a few months ago. My only income is JSA. It does not seem likely that I will find a full time job any time soon, so I’m considering applying for a debt relief order. If I was to get a full time job i realise the DRO would be cancelled, but was wondering how many hours could i work if something came up, and keep the DRO? I would still be unable to pay my debts if I got part time work. I’m also currently living at home with parents, paying board, but cannot continue to do so for much longer. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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1 Answer

TAD Member

8 years ago

Its about having less then £50 surplus income a month after bills and housekeeping not how many hours you work they just look at your income

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