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XpertHR sick pay survey 2010: rates and qualifying periods

Author: Adam Geldman

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. 

Key points

  • Almost three-quarters of surveyed organisations operate a single sick pay scheme covering all employees, with slightly more than one-fifth running two separate schemes.
  • The vast majority of employers have occupational or company schemes generating payments more generous than statutory sick pay.