Sick pay has become a contentious topic in recent times, with the UK government recently announcing that people sick with Covid will not be able to claim statutory sick pay until their fourth day off. With an increase of +238% for the term ‘statutory sick pay UK’, a new report by The Compensation Experts has ranked […]
Here’s how Britain’s sick pay compares to the rest of the world
Can employers cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff?
Companies including IKEA and Wessex Water are reportedly cutting sick pay for unvaccinated employees who are self-isolating; instead of receiving full pay, they will now only be eligible for SSP. Under current Government guidance, people in England who have received at least 2 doses of the Covid vaccine are not required to self-isolate, however, unvaccinated […]
UK is the ‘3rd worst country’ for sick pay
Sick pay has become a contentious topic in recent times, with countless Europeans required to take time off work to recover from illness as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. With over 83,000 Google searches a month for the term ‘statutory sick pay’, a new report by The Compensation Experts has ranked European Nations on […]
Do you suffer at work when your kids are sick? You’re not alone
Parents are paying the price for taking time off work to look after sick or injured children in the shape of extra costs, cancelled holidays, unpaid leave and increased stress. New research from MetLife UK shows 76% parents taking time off work to care for children in the past two years say it has had […]