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

Author: Rachel Sharp

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

Key points

  • Four sick pay schemes in 10 (42.3%) give access to benefits from the first day of employment, with the remaining organisations setting a qualifying period of service, most commonly six months.