TA Pay and Jobseekers Allowance

Discussion in 'Army Reserve' started by crossed_axes, Aug 22, 2011.

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  1. Hi - Can someone please let me know what happens if someone who is unemployed joins the TA? Just the key points so I'm a bit more clued up please! I can't find a simple explanation anywhere else.

    As I understand it, if you are on Jobseekers Allowance you can earn £5 a week but everything over that gets deducted penny for penny from your allowance?

    Also, you can only work an average of 16 hours a week - so I assume that evenings and occasional weekends is OK but for a two week camp/course you'd have to sign off?

    Would it affect any other benefits?

  2. This has all come up on a recent thread...

    search ta v jobcentre or something similar.
  3. Thank you both! That's all I need.