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I was working part time in a bar during university but now I’ve lost work, am I able to claim any benefits even though I’m still studying full time for exams next month?


Oof, this is a tough gig – full-time students don’t qualify for benefits 🙁 The only thing you could do, if you were still on the bar’s payroll on 28th Feb 2020, is ask them to re-hire you and furlough you with their other staff. That’d give you a little income (furlough income for casual hours/zero hours workers are worked out on the average 12 months’ hours or February’s wage, whichever was higher).