Unemployment & benefits
UK decision to invoke Article 50 of the TEU: More information
For the time being, the United Kingdom remains a full member of the EU and rights and obligations continue to fully apply in and to the UK:
The way social security is organised differs greatly within Europe, and every EU country remains free to design its social security system independently.
EU rules determine however under which country's system you should be insured when two or more countries are involved - for instance, if you live or work abroad in the EU.
Find out about:
- Social security systems in the EU
- Which country covers you
- Unemployment abroad
- Survivors' pensions and death grants
- Useful forms for social security rights