HR simplified: sick pay, bereavement leave, and time off for unwell children

“My employee’s off sick for the first time since she started, but Statutory Sick Pay is confusing. When should I pay it?”

Don’t pay it from the first day she’s off sick. Before you do anything else, work out if she qualifies for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). She must have been ill for four consecutive days (that can include non-working days), done some work fo... Read More