Social Security and other Benefits starting with E
- There are several benefits available for those who are either in
work - or actively seeking work.
Employment and Support Allowance ESA - For those who are ill or
disabled for work. There are benefits available. It is as it says -
related to seeking work in most instances. If you are getting JSA,
then you will not be entitled to this benefit.
Employment Support Allowance – Income Related is normally
paid on top of the NI Contribution based ESA - if you qualify.
ESA Medical Examination
- You will be required to undergo a medical assessment - which may
or may not involve a medical examination.
Seeking JSA - Job Seeker's Allowance is in place of the old
unemployment benefits'. It is essentially for those seeking work.
Rates - How much you may get
- Expenses and Benefits
- If you receive any form of expenses from your employer, these will
have to be assessed for income tax purposes and also if you are
claiming any form of benefits.
- Employment Benefits and Perks include The new Flexible
Pension Option; Accommodation; Bank Charge Payments; Bonuses;
Business Travel; Child Care; Clothing; Company Cars and Vans;
Counseling; Bank Charges and Interest, together with a multitude
of other benefits that can be obtained. Most will have been
dealt with by your employer via the PAYE system, but you may
have to research for the more unusual benefits in kind that can
- Entitlement to benefits
- To be entitled to benefits payments, you have to meet certain
requirement - even though many think that anyone can claim. There
are wide ranging benefits which are available, and you are probably
at the best place now - the A-Z of benefits to start your search.
Gradually the benefits system is becoming more organised - for the
government, but many are left without correct benefits owing to the
plethora of changes happening on a monthly basis almost!
- Eligibility for
claiming benefits - All of the benefits now payable will have
specific rules about whether you are eligible for that benefit or
not. It will probably be the case that if you feel that you are
entitles to benefit, there will be one somewhere for which you will
March 9th 2017
Tax Credit - From April this year the ‘family
element’ of £545 per year will be abolished.***
March 8th 2017
**MPs are calling for a halt to the accelerating
roll-out of Universal Credit
as the ongoing problems are causing undue and unnecessary hardship**
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