All items: Sick pay

  • XpertHR occupational sick pay schemes survey 2015: rates of pay offered by organisations

    Date:
    7 August 2015

    XpertHR research into occupational sick pay schemes looks at how much employees are paid during the time that they are off sick, when occupational sick pay takes effect and whether or not benefits increase with length of service.

  • XpertHR occupational sick pay schemes survey 2015: keeping employees and employers informed

    Date:
    7 August 2015

    The second part of XpertHR research into occupational sick pay schemes covers how employees inform their organisation that they are sick, the evidence employees need to provide to their employer, and the detail of organisations' sick pay policies.

  • Annual leave survey 2013: managing sick leave

    Date:
    21 January 2013

    Interpretations of the Working Time Directive within the European Court of Justice have left the relationship between paid holiday entitlement and sickness absence very unclear. We asked employers how they are managing their approach to employees who become ill or injured on or before scheduled annual leave in the face of some contradictory legal positions, and find that almost all have a clear, laid-down policy in place.

  • Occupational sick pay policies: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    23 November 2012

    This report on the XpertHR survey of occupational sick pay schemes looks at notification and evidence requirements and the circumstances in which sick pay can be withheld. We also give an overview of changes that organisations have made, and are planning to make, to their sick pay policies.

  • Access to occupational sick pay schemes and rates of pay: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    23 November 2012

    This part of the 2012 XpertHR survey of occupational sick pay looks at access to schemes and the levels and duration of payment.

  • XpertHR sick pay survey 2010: rates and qualifying periods

    Date:
    3 December 2010

    Our survey of policy and practice among 160 employers includes access to sick pay, service-related entitlement and what happens when the time limit on payments expires.

  • XpertHR sick pay survey 2010: sick pay policies

    Date:
    3 December 2010

    The XpertHR survey of sick pay policy and practice examines notification procedures, as well the evidence that employers require for company or occupational sick pay. We also consider the issue of sickness absence before or on annual leave.

  • XpertHR sick pay survey 2010: fit notes

    Date:
    3 December 2010

    The XpertHR survey of sick pay polices and procedures investigates the use of "fit notes" and finds that, in the experience of many employers, the new arrangements are not working as well as originally envisaged.

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Survey analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to sick pay.