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.
For existing employees, any change to home working for either all or part of their working hours should be done on a trial basis.
Employees are entitled to be allowed to attend to what may be described as family emergencies involving their dependants ...
Statistics show that the total annual cost to UK businesses of absence from work is approximately £567 per employee. The vast majority of employers expect and accept a certain amount of absenteeism
Where an employer has contractual terms relating to incapacity to work due to sickness and/or an Occupational Sick Pay (OSP) scheme,
Employees who are given no work on any day they would normally be required to work may be entitled to a statutory payment ...
There is a range of obligations relating to the hours of work of employees and the rest breaks between periods of working time.
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
There are regulations in place to protect shop workers and betting workers who wish to exercise their right to object to working ...