Case studies

Case study 1: Calculating your pension under EU social security agreements
Case study showing how to calculate your pension entitlement under EU social security agreements

Case study 2: Calculating your pension under bilateral social security agreements
Case study showing how your entitlement to State Pension (Contributory) is calculated under bilateral social security agreements.

Case study 1: Working Family Payment (WFP)
This case study examines how a lone parent is assessed for Working Family Payment.

Case study 2: Working Family Payment (WFP)
This case study examines how a family on low income is assessed for Working Family Payment.

Case Study 1: How income from work affects Jobseeker's Allowance
Income from work affects your Jobseeker's Allowance payment. This case study shows how work can affect this payment.

Case study 2: How income from work affects your Jobseeker's Allowance
A case study showing how income from employment affects your Jobseeker's Allowance.

Case studies: Choosing between the student grant and Back to Education Allowance.
Three case studies exploring the choices available to people getting Jobseeker’s Allowance, One-Parent Family Payment and Disability Allowance.

Case study: Calculating your income tax
Tax on income you earn from employment is deducted directly from your salary (pay). A case study on how this tax is calculated.

Case study: Help with school costs for a family
Allowances and grants available to help with the costs of going to school.

Case study: Jobseeker’s Benefit and systematic short time work
This is a case study showing you how to calculate the length of time a systematic short time worker can get Jobseeker's Benefit.

Case study: Maximising a couple's income from jobseeker's payments
This is a case study showing you how to assess a couple’s entitlement to jobseeker's payments in order to maximise their income.

Case study: Minimum wage
When calculating the hourly rate for the national minimum wage, certain payments are not included. This case study shows how an employer's incorrect calculation meant the employee was being paid less than the national minimum wage.

Case study: Public holiday entitlement
Part-time workers are entitled to public holidays even if they are not due to work on the day of the public holiday. This case study shows how a part-time worker's payment for a public holiday is calculated.

Case study: Taxation of Maternity Benefit
A case study showing how Maternity Benefit is taxed.

Case study: Working and claiming a State Pension (Non-Contributory)
This case study examines how the earnings from employment will affect your State Pension (Non-Contributory).

Case study: force majeure leave
Example of 2 different requests for force majeure leave, one of which was granted. The second request was refused as there was no entitlement under the Parental Leave Act 1998.