Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:59 pm
Post subject: help with benefits
If anyone could shine some much needed light my way please would be much appreciated,
basically i started my mat pay in aug 09 also my contracted ended in sept 09, mat pay due to finish in may 10
im now preg again due in sept so i cant really started a new job, so was wondering would i beable to claim for anything more than we get ( child bens and tax creds )
would i get anything from finshing mat pay in may up to baby being born and anything after baby is born?
i dont want to seem as if im after all the benefits i can get, but i am going to needed them to servive!!
Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:04 pm
I think you will be entitled to Maternity Allowance as whilst on maternity leave thats classed a working. and as long as you've worked 26wks (i think) of the 66wks before due date you are entitled.
there's info on the direct.gov website.
Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 12:09 pm
direct.gov is the place to look
another very useful site is ACAS