Did you know?
Employers are only legally obliged to pay you for the first 28 weeks if you’re unable to work from an illness or injury and there’s no obligation to pay your full salary.
There are over eleven million people with a limiting long term illness, impairment or disability in the UK and 1 in 7 working age adults suffer from a disability.1
Carers allowance is £61.35 per week. This is reduced by the amount of certain other benefits, including State Pension, that you get.2
2. https://www.gov.uk/carers-allowance correct at March 2015