What is contractual Sick Pay - advice from HR Experts Specialist HR Solutions Southampton

What is contractual Sick Pay?

Employers can only choose to opt out of the statutory sick pay (SSP) scheme if they operate their own scheme, such as continuation of wages or, payment of occupational sick pay at or above the SSP rate.Details of the organisation’s sickness provisions should be included in employees’ Employment Contract or, within the Employee Handbook. Non-payment…

The Right to Request Flexible Working

Before June 2014, employees needed to meet fairly fixed eligibility requirements in order to have the right to request flexible working, such as having caring responsibilities for either a child or an adult in need of care.Now, to be eligible to request flexible working, an employee only needs to have served 26 weeks’ continuous service…

Some TIPS for Employers during the Christmas Season

Beware the Christmas Party

…and other HR TIPS to help employers avoid issues during the Christmas Season Communicate any compulsory closing dates to employees early in the year – as this can affect annual leave entitlements Review annual leave entitlements for the year and ensure employees have taken their full leave entitlement or, whether they are allowed (in line…