Elective surgery and SSP

28 January 2016

I have an employee who is having elective surgery to remove a tattoo – this means he will be off work for two weeks. Do I have to pay him statutory sick pay (SSP)?

Anonymous witness statements

20 January 2016

An employee has come forward to say that they witnessed another employee take stock from the warehouse but they have told us that they want us to treat this information in the strictest confidence and that they do not want to provide a statement or get involved as they are worried about the possible reprisals. There is stock missing but we have no other evidence that points to this employee. What can we do?

Continuity of employment

13 January 2016

Does an employee have to be at work, or on paid leave of absence, for continuity of employment to be preserved?