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We’ll help your business with statutory sick pay advice, tailored to your company’s needs.

We have years of experience in providing sick pay advice for businesses, making us a great choice in solving any sick pay issues. We will protect your business and solve any employee statutory sick pay disputes you may face. Our helpful and experienced team will answer any questions you have on long-term sick pay and sick pay entitlements.

The advice we give will allow you to solve any employee sickness issues you have and avoid them being taken any further. Contact one of our team on 0800 144 4050 for 100% confidential advice.


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Here at Employers Direct – we understand that managing staff issues alone may feel overbearing, but let our experienced team help you and the business you represent every step of the way. We’re on hand to answer any sick pay-related queries you have, and we’ll help you understand the ins and outs of SSP. Whether you are unsure who is entitled to statutory sick pay or dealing with an employee calling in sick regularly – our team is here to help.

Our dedicated team will answer any sick pay questions you have and find the best solution for your company. We have vast knowledge in providing sick pay advice for employers – contact us today and have your sick pay queries answered.

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We’re here to answer any questions you might have with expert ease. Nothing is too much of an ask at Employers Direct, check a few examples below.

Employers have a legal requirement to pay statutory sick pay when the following conditions are met: if the employee been off sick for at least four days in a row, if they earn on average £123 a week before tax and they’ve told their employer without any deadline set or within seven days. At Employers Direct, we can provide excellent advice on statutory sick pay – contact us today.

In the UK, there’s no legal limit to the number of sick days an employee can take. However, sick pay only starts after being absent for four days. Contact us today to receive 100% confidential advice for your business.

Sick pay is usually paid with any employees monthly or weekly payday – however sick pay is likely to be far lower than their usual salary. Employers Direct advise on sick pay entitlements, contact us today.

Employees can receive £99.35 a week, for up to 28 weeks if they’re eligible. If you need any advice on sick pay entitlements, please contact our team today.

Employers have the right to sack an employee on sack leave, however they must go through the correct disciplinary procedures. For more information, contact one of team today who can advise you on this matter.

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Located in the heart of Manchester, Employers Direct is a team dedicated to your Employment Law or HR requirements. Available 24/7, our free advice service is second to none. Whether you simply require some assistance with a dispute or full representation in a tribunal, we are here to cater to your needs.

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