Statutory allowances

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  • Maternity allowance

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    Maternity allowance is a weekly benefit for women who cannot get statutory maternity pay. Jobcentre Plus pays the benefit directly to entitled women.

  • Working and Child Tax Credit

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit are tax credits for working families.

  • Jobseeker's allowance

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    Jobseeker's allowance is a benefit available to individuals who are not working or who are working on average less than 16 hours a week. The rate depends on an individual's (or couple's) circumstances.

  • Personal independence payment (PIP)

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    A benefit for those aged 16 to 64 with an illness or disability who need help to get around or look after themselves. The rate depends on how the condition affects an individual, not the condition itself.

  • Income support

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    Financial help for those on a low income. The rate depends on an individual's (or couple's) circumstances.

  • Industrial injuries disablement benefit

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    A benefit for those who are disabled as a result of an accident at work or those who have contracted a disease or deafness because of work.

  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    A benefit available to individuals with an illness or disability that offers financial support to those unable to work and personalised help to get people into work.

  • Guarantee payments

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the amounts payable as a guarantee payment.

  • Date:
    7 March 2016
    Type:
    Legal timetable

    Limits applying to various tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation are amended.

  • Reserve forces - requirements for financial assistance claim

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table summarising the requirements for a financial assistance claim.

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