This service was introduced due to the high risk members face in their duties.
The Scheme pays £20.00 per week to victims when they are off sick as a direct result of an attack up to a maximum of 104 weeks. Compensation awarded is not payable in respect of the first 7 days of any period of absence related to the attack. Medical certificates and a letter from Management should be provided to confirm the sick leave was as a direct result of the Bandit Attack.
The above scheme is dealt with in-house without the involvement of solicitors and is funded by Union Headquarters.