Mandatory sick pay for workers is much less in the UK and Ireland compared to many of its European counterparts, a new study has found.
Research from vouchercloud has revealed the amount of mandatory sick pay available to workers for both a week and a month off sick across Europe, with Switzerland and Liechtenstein out in front and Ireland, Finland and the United Kingdom "lagging way behind.," With the average payout for a week of sick leave across Europe (including Australia) sitting at £245, the UK's £35.96 payout is one of the lowest by a long way - and with a £305.71 monthly payment still far below the £1,034 average, a strong...
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