Attendance management is a key factor to ensuring workplace activity runs smoothly. Employers must be able to keep track of which employees are working at what times and when they have time scheduled off. There are many factors that an employer needs to consider regarding managing attendance as the cost of absenteeism can have a great impact on the workplace in many ways.
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Employees are entitled to a range of paid and unpaid time off during working hours i.e. any time when, in accordance with the Contract of Employment, an employee is required to be at work.
Employers are required by law to pay an amount of sick pay to any employee who is absent due to sickness. This is known as Statutory Sick Pay or SSP.
Statistics show that the total annual cost to UK businesses of sickness absence from work is approximately £567 per employee.
Where an employer has contractual terms relating to incapacity to work due to sickness and/or an Occupational Sick Pay (OSP) scheme,
The statutory written statement of main terms and conditions of employment must include confirmation of the amount of annual leave to which an employee is entitled.
The right to apply to work flexibly has been extended to all employees with over 26 weeks service. Employers are under a legal obligation to consider these requests
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