sick benefit

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Noun1.sick benefit - money paid (by the government) to someone who is too ill to work
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
benefit - financial assistance in time of need
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But at a time when she should be recuperating, Dorothy has been plagued with money worries, growing increasingly frustrated by a year-long wait for her sick benefit to come through.
In addition Murphy believes there is a sick benefit in that the intern brings a fresh set of eyes that can provide suggestions on new and innovation ways of doing old processes.
One woman with the condition is surviving on sick benefit of just EUR188 a week and says there is no way she can afford to buy the gluten-free products she needs to stop her becoming violently ill.
Companies with sickness funds were acutely aware that a sick benefit nearly as valuable as an entire pay packet offered a powerful incentive to take extra time off (NICB, 1923, pp.
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Tests have revealed that 78 pc of Brits who applied for a new sick benefit were fit to work.
Membership in the club made one eligible to purchase sick benefit insurance at a group rate, a financial benefit that had been popular in the past, but was seeing diminishing participation as most club members by that time had jobs with paid sick days and healthcare benefits.
He reminds us of the everyday life of the newcomer, and of the role played in that life by the sick benefit society, by the night school, by the unique Jewish bookstores, by the Yiddish newspaper and theatre, by the synagogue, and by the trade unions.
The immigrant shul reflected this influence in its promotion of schools, free loan and sick benefit societies, and youth organizations alongside traditional services and study groups.
They were evicted from their Llanrumney home in January after Mr Murphy, 29, was signed off sick benefit from his job at a bakery and they fell behind with the rent.
Although employees who earn at least pounds 66 per week on average are entitled to statutory sick benefit of at least pounds 59.
Neither of those things happened as only nine people died saving the Government considerably less than they'll kill when they cut sick benefit.
Surgeries in Wallsend have invited employment advisers to run advice sessions and give one-to-one support to people who have been on long-term sick benefit but want to get back to work.