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Benefits All employment related benefits articles

All employment related benefits articles

There are several benefits for maternity, paternity, adoption and similar parental responsibilities


Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is for people who are unable to work due to illness or disability and under pension age.

Income related ESA has been replaced by Universal Credit for new claims

Employees may first be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay

How to challenge a benefit decision.

Incapacity Benefit has been replaced by Employment Support Allowance.

Income Support is a benefit for people on low income and is means tested.

Universal Credit has replaced most new claims for working age means-tested benefits, including Income Support, but some people still receive it.

Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit is a benefit for people who are disabled caused by certain types of work or because of an accident at work.

Jobseeker’s allowance is a taxable benefit for people who are below state pension age and who are unemployed.

Universal Credit is replacing six working-age means-tested benefits. It provides one payment which takes into account housing, employment, children and income.