Tag Archives: Sickness

Are employees still entitled to holiday pay when sick and should this leave be carried forward?

This is a question which seems to cause some confusion between employers and employees alike. In the recent case of Plumb v Duncan Print Group Limited the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) were asked to consider just that. Mr Plumb took four years’ sick leave following an accident at work. Upon dismissal, he sought payment for […]

Work related stress: your legal duties

Stress at work is rising, and remains one of the most common causes of long- and short-term sickness for manual and non-manual employees. Two-fifths of organisations reported an increase in stress-related absence over the previous year, rising to more than half in the public sector. Despite its prevalence, both employees and employers can be reluctant […]