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:

  • 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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