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Just been to doctor and he has signed me off for at least a month. Any info on this site as to how I would claim sickness benefit? Work for the past 4 months has been for a temp agency.

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Are you an employee with this agency or are you considered to be self employed?


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No, was an employee and had NI and tax taken at source, paid net weekly.

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If you are employed by the company they should be paying you statutory sick pay. But I note you mention "was" an employee. If you are no longer employed by them, you should submit a claim for Employment and Support Allowance.


My advice is based on my opinion, my experience and my education. I do not profess to be an expert in any given field. If requested, I will provide a link where possible to relevant legislation or guidance, so that advice provided can be confirmed and I do encourage others to follow those links for their own peace of mind. Sometimes my advice is not what people necesserily want to hear, but I will advise on facts as I know them - although it may not be what a person wants to hear it helps to know where you stand. Advice on the internet should never be a substitute for advice from your own legal professional with full knowledge of your individual case.

 

 

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