Work-related activity component of ESA ends on 3 April
From 3 April, the work-related activity component will be removed from both contributory and income-related ESA in Northern Ireland.
See: the Welfare Reform and Work (Northern Ireland) Order 2016 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2017 (SR.No.46/2017), which brings into force provisions of the Welfare Reform and Work (Northern Ireland) Order 2016.
If you are worried about the impact of this new regulation on you or your clients' ESA, please contact the Welfare Changes Helpline: 0808 802 0020