If you’re ill or disabled, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) offers you:
- financial support if you’re unable to work - at least £56.25 a week
- personalised help so that you can work if you are able to
You can apply for ESA if you’re employed, self-employed or unemployed.
You might be transferred to ESA if you’ve been claiming other benefits like Income Support or Incapacity Benefit.