maternity benefit

maternity benefit

n
(Social Welfare) (in the British National Insurance scheme) a payment (maternity allowance) made to a pregnant woman who usually works but does not qualify for statutory maternity pay, normally from 11 weeks before confinement for a period of 18 weeks; there is also a flat-rate benefit (maternity grant) for those on low incomes
Translations

maternity benefit

nsussidio di maternità
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This Government's conveyor belt of brutal cuts has seen child benefit slashed, reductions in the Back To School and Clothing Allowance grants and a new tax on maternity benefit.
MATERNITY BENEFIT There are currently 215 women claiming maternity benefits outside Ireland, 53% of whom are non-Irish.
1912: The first sickness benefit (10 shillings a week), unemployment benefit (seven shillings) and maternity benefit (30 shillings) were introduced in Britain.
1912: The first sickness benefit (10 shillings per week), unemployment benefit (seven shillings) and maternity benefit (30 shillings) were introduced in Britain.
Alfie struggles to keep it together, but things get worse when Aleks confronts Kat about working on the stall and still receiving maternity benefit.
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1912: The first sickness benefit (10 shillings per week), unemployment benefit (7 shillings) and maternity benefit (30 shillings) were introduced in Britain.
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Net income from social security contributions in Bulgaria is on the slide, jeopardising sickness and maternity benefit payment, Dnevnik daily quoted the National Revenue Agency (NRA) on July 3, after a meeting with National Social Security Institute (NSSI) chief Sotir Ushev.