uif ters


UIF-Covid19 TERS was put into place to replace an employee's lost income and is not a grant or a bonus. Only employees who have lost income because they could not work, or work for their normal hours or salary, are entitled to receive TERS benefits.

Now that the Unemployment Insurance Fund's Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Temporary Relief Scheme, or TERS as we know it, has been extended, only specific sectors will qualify to benefit from it. Here's who qualifies to benefit from TERS.

Following President Ramaphosa's announcement that the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme is being extended, UIF has officially re-opened the applications. The aim of TERS is to help fight the worst financial effects of the pandemic.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund still has the task of working out the details of the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme, better known as TERS, and it's extension. New applications to benefit from the scheme are yet to open.

This week a report was released by the watchdog organisation about the Temporary Employee Relief Scheme. The UIF Ters was meant to provide support to those who could not work during the lockdown when most industries were closed.

The UIF TERS Scheme provided by the South African government has now come to an end after the applications for the last period closed on 31 December 2020. Many wonder why there has not been an extension due to the extended alert Level 3 lockdown. 

After completing your UIF Ters application, you may be wondering how you could track your application. Well, keep on reading to find out how you can do just that.

After President Cyril Ramaphosa extended the adjusted alert Level 3 lockdown, the Democratic Alliance has called on the government to extend the UIF TERS Scheme. 


The festive season can be tough for many people, especially those who have recently not been able to work due to COVID-19. Which is where UIF comes in, they have created a fund which provides workers with payments to help them while they are unable to return to work.

Now that President Ramaphosa has extended the National State of Disaster to 31 January 2021, it begs the question, will the Unemployment Insurance Fund be extending the Covid-19 TERS fund as well? Well, here's what we know.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has called Government's move to not extend the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme 'reckless' and 'outrageous'. They are now calling on the President to extend TERS funds and are saying that this will have many question who is in charge.

It is now your last chance to apply to benefit from the Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS). The fund has said that they will make sure that all the outstanding valid claims are paid. 

The Unemployment Insurance Fund  has exceeded R51 billion in payments for Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS). The fund has now said that they will make sure that all the outstanding valid claims are paid.

Now that Government has officially announced that they'll be extended the R350 Special Relief of Distress grant for another three months, will the Unemployment Insurance Fund follow? Everyone is now asking whether the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) will now also be extended for another three months.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has now resumed Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS) payments to beneficiaries. Beneficiaries will now start receiving funds are payments were suspended for two weeks due to an investigation at the fund.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will be paying beneficiaries of the COVID-19 Temporary Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) from today. This comes after payments were put on hold for two weeks following the investigation by the Auditor-General.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has extended closing dates for applications for the Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) until the end of the national state of disaster. Each application period announced by the UIF has its own closing date. 

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has decided to suspend payments of its covid-19 relief scheme. The payment of funds has been suspended because of the ongoing investigation led by the Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu.