Direct Earnings Attachments
Due to welfare changes in November 2016, employers may be asked to make deductions from an employee’s pay.
As part of the welfare changes in Northern Ireland from November 2016, employers may be asked to deduct benefit overpayments and Social Fund loans an employee owes the Department for Communities (DfC). This is called a Direct Earnings Attachment (DEA).
For more information see our Direct Earnings Attachment guide