Back to Work Family Dividend - SW 139

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Budget 2015 announced the Back to Work Family Dividend (BTWFD) scheme which provides financial support to Jobseeker and One-Parent Family Payment (OFP) recipients with children who end their claim and who are in or take up employment or self-employment. If you meet the eligibility criteria of the scheme, you will be entitled to a weekly payment for up to 2 years following the ending of your social welfare claim.

The BTWFD scheme opened on 5th January 2015. All eligible claims will be backdated where the date of application is between January and April 2015.

Last modified:17/06/2015