Employment and Support Allowance and Statutory Sick Pay
You may be eligible for Statutory Sick Pay if you are employed but unable to work due to illness or disability (SSP). SSP will be paid by your employer for up to 28 weeks of sickness. Find out if you qualify for Employment and Support Allowance before SSP expires (ESA). ESA is a government program that helps persons under the age of 65 who are able to work (permitted work).
Attendance Allowance and Personal Independence Payment
These advantages are available to persons who have trouble moving around or caring for themselves. People aged 16 to State Pension age are eligible for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). For adults, PIP has replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
Attendance Allowance (AA) is a benefit for those who have reached or passed the age of eligibility for the State Pension.
Benefits for Disabled Workers Due to Workplace Injuries (IIDB)
The Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) is a valuable benefit for persons who have been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma.
It is payable if the mesothelioma was caused by asbestos dust exposure at work. This includes those who have worked for a UK corporation in a foreign country. This benefit is available to anyone who has never worked with asbestos. All that is required is that you have been exposed to asbestos dust at work.
If you are self-employed, you will not be eligible for this benefit. Even if you are retired, you may still be eligible for this benefit.
When filing a claim for IIDB, you should always seek legal guidance. You will be asked to provide details regarding your asbestos exposure, including where and how you were exposed. It’s critical that all of the information on the benefits application form is correct. If the form is not filled out correctly, it may have an impact on your claim for this benefit or other compensation claims.