Direct Earnings Attachments: employer guidance
01 April 2016
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published guidance for employers and software developers on how a DWP Debt Management Direct Earnings Attachment (DEA) should be operated.
Two sets of guidance have been published:
- Direct Earnings Attachment – A Guide for Employers - This guide explains what an employer needs to do if DWP Debt Management asks them to implement a Direct Earnings Attachment (DEA).
- A More Detailed Guide has also been developed to complement the publication Direct Earnings Attachment – A Guide for Employers. It is intended to provide employers and payroll software developers with more detail and worked examples on how a DWP Debt Management DEA should be operated.
Find out more about DEAs in the guide Make benefit debt deductions from an employee’s pay.
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