Reply to post: Re: We already pay people to do nothing

Universal basic income is a great idea, which is also why it won't happen

GruntyMcPugh Silver badge

Re: We already pay people to do nothing

@unwanted triumphalism

"Doesn't work like that. If you quit voluntarily you don't get benefits."

I took VR from IBM a couple of years ago, I had no problems signing on and receiving benefits. As I had full NI contributions I was guaranteed Job Seekers allowance for six months, with a review after that, I'd secured another position in a matter of months however so didn't find out what happened at the next step.

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