A-Z of Worker Help

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In the UK you may be able to claim universal credit or state benefits while you are working, depending on your circumstances.

You should check your position using one of the benefits calculators set out on GOV.UK.

Advicelocal can help with benefits, work, money, housing problems and more on their website.

Bereavement Leave and Pay

Bereavement Leave is defined as time taken off from work following the death of a relative or friend.

You should be able to take leave if you need time to grieve, however there is no legal right for this leave to be paid, unless you qualify for parental bereavement leave for which you can find information below.

Find guidance from ACAS about general time off for bereavement.

Guidance from GOV.UK on parental bereavement leave can be found here.

See information from GOV.UK on your rights while on leave.