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HR tip: Disabled employee and sickness benefit


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Question:"One of my employees is a disabled person who has been off sick for several months and has now exhausted his contractual sick pay entitlement. Because he is disabled do I have to continue to pay sick pay?"

HR Tip:
You need do this only if you failed to make reasonable adjustments to the working environment to enable the employee to work.

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