Sickness absence

14.1 These arrangements are intended to supplement statutory sick pay to provide additional payment during absence due to illness, injury or other disability.

14.2 For a period of sickness absence of between 1 and 14 days, staff must notify their manager of the reason for their absence and maintain contact during their ongoing sickness absence. For any period of sickness of 15 days or more a Medical Practitioner’s notification of sickness must be submitted.