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I have received Form SSP1 from my employer together with my
For Ben Jones, I have received Form SSP1 from my employer together with my P45 as I have been made redundant whilst being on sick leave (I am still on sick leave now). I am very confused regarding the… read more
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UK Employment Issue Hi :) my wife teaches in private sector, same school for at least 6 years. The new management seems to be implementing a new zero tolerance policy for teachers' absenteeism, even f… read more
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My wife has been off work sick since 07 September 2016
My wife has been off work sick since 07 September 2016 following the sudden and unexpected death of our 25 year-old daughter. It's not been made clear when SSP started, but this month she received no … read more
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I WAS DISMISSAL IN MY JOB, i STARTED WORKING THE 5TH OF
I WAS DISMISSAL IN MY JOB, i STARTED WORKING THE 5TH OF NOVEMBER AND DISMISSAL ON 26 JANUARY, THEY GAVE ME A 2 WEEKS NOTICE AND 3 DAYS OF HOLIDASY, they say the holiday can't be entitled whilst I am w… read more
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I'm a nurse in the UK, been off work sick from the NHS, but
I'm a nurse in the UK, been off work sick from the NHS, but have been working in my own limited company. I was not getting SSP at that time. I am just worried I will get in trouble for working in my c… read more
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I work as a full-time teacher of EFL in the private language
I work as a full-time teacher of EFL in the private language school sector. I was unfortunately off work for one month in may last year suffering with anxiety (including severe, debilitating panic att… read more
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An employee who was on "gardening" leave, full pay was paid
An employee who was on "gardening" leave, full pay was paid her normal wage on Friday 20th July, on Thursday 19th July her husband handed in a Statement for Fitness to Work dated 17th July 2012 for 4 … read more
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I have been off sick since being attacked at work by a resident
I have been off sick since being attacked at work by a 'resident' in December. My employers are now saying that they will not continue to pay me and that all I will be entitled to is SSP. In addition,… read more
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Hi, I have been on the sick from work since October with anxiety,
Hi, I have been on the sick from work since October with anxiety, depression and stress. My contract states that I am eligable for 28 days sick pay. My employer continued to pay me 100% salary until t… read more
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I am pregnant and my work place has ten full paid sick days
I am pregnant and my work place has ten full paid sick days to be taken a year. Due to a previous illness at the start of the financial year. My sick days ran out so when I received my pay in November… read more
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My wife has been signed off work with depression & stress.
My wife has been signed off work with depression & stress. She was signed off on 21-11-2011. She has been with the company over 6 years. Her contract of employment states that she is entitled to 14 we… read more
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If an employees contract states that the Company shall continue
If an employees contract states that "the Company shall continue to pay the normal remuneration during any period of sickness at the Company's discretion". Are you within your right to revert to SSP a… read more
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I have been off work on log-term sick leave since the end of
I have been off work on log-term sick leave since the end of May. I was under the impression that I would receive full pay for six months and the half pay for six months but my employers are saying th… read more
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My partner has been sick for 2 months after a head injury.
My partner has been sick for 2 months after a head injury. He now feels able to return to work and has been working from home for some time, but has now been asked to provide a sick note until his emp… read more
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I am currently of sick with work related stress am I entitled
I am currently of sick with work related stress am I entitled to be paid they have a discretionary sick pay policy I have tried to keep going but broke down at work yesterday are they entitled to cont… read more
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im currently going through some trouble at work, ive been
i'm currently going through some trouble at work, i've been signed off with stress for the last 10 days and work have handled my sitution preety pooly, i've just received and email saying "please note… read more
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I have been with my company since 26th April 2010, so a few
I have been with my company since 26th April 2010, so a few months. I am paid 1 month in lieu each month. On Sunday 12th September I had a horse riding accident, breaking many bones and partially defl… read more
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I work for a large Company 31yrs. In June I had a TIA Mini
I work for a large Company 31yrs. In June I had a TIA Mini Stroke went to Hospital next day went back to work carried on.Then I was off work end of July with a Doctors Note. On my Doctors recommendati… read more
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