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London News Today - One-fifth of staff do not know how employers support them when they are in poor health.

One-fifth (19%) of employees do not know how their employer can assist them in the event of absenteeism due to health problems or injuries. 16% said their employer would not provide support and 9% would only receive legal illness allowances of £ 96.35 a week. This is due to a new study by GRiD, an industry association in the group risk protection sector.

Payments for statutory illnesses have not progressed at all, and people dealing with illnesses and injuries can face enormous financial burdens, which can be counterproductive to recovery. It is important for employers to identify what kind of support they are providing to their staff and to recognize employee benefits that will help them fulfil their employment contract promises to support sick staff. Equally important, this is communicated to all staff. Research has shown that most are in the dark.

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