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My partner walked out of his job on Monday, is he entitled to any benefits?
Hello I was on the forum last year asking about benefits when my partner was made redundant. I got answers from here, now I'm in a mess ! He was made redundant last year , however got a new job shortly after, then unfortunately had a nervous breakdown, so was on SSP for 28 weeks so left that company, unfortunately he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in January 2021, he did get another job even though he was waiting for surgery, he had surgery and went back to the new 2nd job , what started off as a job he could do and really enjoyed, then it changed , nobody checked at work how he was, he was sitting down to work at the beginning of this new job, they then changed his job and he was standing all day and I think it all became too much , and he walked out on Monday of this week, distraught. So that's the back story... Obviously now the depression is back plus he only had his surgery in April, he did email the company explaining why he left the premises , and he had been struggling but liked the original job, I'm guessing his job is now terminated we haven't heard from them yet, where do I go from here? I am sick and disabled myself, and I don't know what to do, he's walked out of a job and now his mental health is off the scale plus dealing with the aftermath of major surgery. Can he claim any benefits? He's had to contact his GP about his mental health, but I don't know where to start on where to go from here, I've been on legacy benefits for years ESA support, PIP enhanced for both, but this situation is something I can't deal with, can anyone advise? Sorry for long post.