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What is Statutory Sick Pay?

Statutory Sick Pay is money paid to you by your employer if you are sick and unable to work.

Who can claim Statutory Sick Pay?

  • An employee who is off work through sickness
  • Not self employed
  • Are within the 28 week entitlement period

What is Employment and Support Allowance?

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a benefit for people who are unable to work due to illness or disability.

Who can claim Employment and Support Allowance?

  • Aged between 16 and state pension age
  • Your ability to work is limited due to ill health or disability
  • You are not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay

How do I contact Blesma for advice?

0208 548 3516