As employers, we’re often less than impressed with the notice given by employees when they are unwell. We’ll explore what’s required for employees to access their personal leave entitlements and some of the issues employers face when asking for evidence to support the claim for personal leave. How do you as an employer manage employee’s access to their leave? Can you ask for a medical certificate? What if it’s backdated? What are your employees entitled to? Can you say “NO”?
While we all do our best when calculating wages and entitlements for our employees, it’s complicated! So what do you do when you receive an email from one of your employees who claims they’ve been paid less than they should have been? Let’s take a look.