Half of employers are yet to comply with legislation around sick pay, according to new research by Group Risk Development (Grid).
The Employment Rights (Employment Particulars and Paid Annual Leave) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1378) came into force on 6 April 2020. It requires employers to inform their staff of their entitlement to paid sick leave from day one – or even before they join.
But according to Grid, not only are more than a quarter (27%) still reviewing their communications protocols, but 7% are completely unaware of the legislation at all.
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