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TOPIC: Consequences of resigning on medial grounds?

Consequences of resigning on medial grounds? 5 days 8 hours ago #223995

Good morning,

I am getting to the point where I am coming to the conclusion that a return to work isn’t likely in the near future.
To reduce some of the stress and pressure (which also has an impact on my illness), I am considering reluctantly handing in my notice. As much as I love my job and I’d really like to get back to it I don’t know when or if that is possible. The specialist I have seen have all agreed that getting back to work is a long-term goal.

So my question is, if I were to hand in my notice on medical grounds, what does this change for me?
Am I likely to be considered ‘wilfully unemployed’, and does that have any consequences that I might not have thought of?
Is there likely to be anything positive out of it?
Also, is there anything I need to do or consider before I did hand in my notice?

If you can help in any way, or even point me in a direction of who might be able to help, I’d be really grateful.



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Consequences of resigning on medial grounds? 5 days 6 hours ago #224011

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Please get face to face advice before taking any action, you may be giving up rights that you are entitled to by resigning.

Universal Credit treats resigning as a sanctionable offence. ESA does not penalise a claimant.


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