Sick pay

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  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Order increases the weekly rate in Northern Ireland of statutory sick pay from £72.55 to £75.40 and the weekly rate of statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay from £112.75 to £117.18.

  • Department for Work and Pensions v Sutcliffe

    Date:
    5 February 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who was sick during her ordinary maternity leave was not entitled to be paid contractual sick pay during that period.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Order increases the weekly rate of statutory sick pay from £72.55 to £75.40 and the weekly rate of statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay from £112.75 to £117.18.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Order makes provision for the modification of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992, the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 and the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 so as to give effect to the Convention on Social Security signed between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Ireland, as amended by the Exchange of Notes.

  • EA Gibson Shipbrokers Ltd v Staples

    Date:
    16 October 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In E A Gibson Shipbrokers Ltd v Staples EAT/0263/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employment tribunal had not explained its reasoning when deciding that an employer had failed to make reasonable adjustments with regard to a disabled employee. The employer was not required to pay full pay to the employee when contractual sick pay expired.

  • Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v Thorn Baker Ltd and others

    Date:
    3 July 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v Thorn Baker Ltd and others [2007] EWCA Civ 626 CA, the Court of Appeal has held that agency workers engaged on fixed-term contracts of less than three months are not entitled to statutory sick pay.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations make various amendments to legislation including providing that statutory sick pay will, in certain cases, not be prevented from arising for employees who are over pensionable age and not entitled to incapacity benefit.

  • Unfair dismissal compensation: Norton Tool not general authority for awarding more than actual loss

    Date:
    16 February 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Burlo v Langley and another [2006] EWCA Civ 1778 the Court of Appeal holds that an employee's compensation for lack of notice was restricted to her actual loss where she would have been in receipt of statutory sick pay during the notice period.

  • Fowler v London Borough of Waltham Forest

    Date:
    16 February 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Fowler v London Borough of Waltham Forest EAT/0116/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has reiterated that the duty to make reasonable adjustments for the disabled does not normally include giving full pay to an individual during sickness absence.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The standard rate of statutory sick pay is increased to £72.55 per week.