Agency workers are entitled to Statutory Sick Pay.
An employee is not eligible for SSP if:
They can still qualify if they started their job recently and they haven’t received eight weeks’ pay yet.
Linked periods of sickness
If your employee has regular periods of sickness, they may count as ‘linked’. To be linked, the periods must:
The employee is no longer eligible for SSP if they have a continuous series of linked periods that lasts more than 3 years.