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Administrative earnings threshold

The level of earnings where work search or work availability requirements must not be imposed. For single claimants it is the monthly equivalent of £5 plus the applicable amount of the jobseeker's allowance personal allowance for a single person aged 25 or over and for couples it is the monthly equivalent of  £10 plus the applicable amount of the jobseeker's allowance personal allowance for a couple where both members are aged 18 or over.