Sickness and sick pay

While sick employees need to be treated fairly, you need to ensure that 'sickness' is not being used as cover for unauthorised absence.

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FAQS

Sickness issues and SSP FAQs

Unsure how to handle employee sickness absence issues, or how much statutory sick pay (SSP) you may need to pay? Read our useful FAQs.

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TOOL

Workplace wellbeing tool

The workplace wellbeing tool on the GOV.UK website can help you work out the costs to your business of poor employee health and how to take action.

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Online absence management tool

Access this free online absence management tool developed in partnership between the Health & Safety Executive, Acas and the CIPD.

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Sickness issues and SSP

Businesses lose a lot of money through employee sickness, and there are times when clear policies and decisive action on sickness absences are needed.