Abbey Logistics is topping up its frontline workers’ sick pay to ensure they do not feel the need to continue to work if they need to self-isolate during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Wigan-based firm will top up sick pay for frontline staff for two weeks with staff receiving no less than £300 or 80% of their full-time weekly wage. Under the scheme, company employees who currently receive £300, or above, while off work sick, will continue to receive the higher […]
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The government is launching a new transport investment strategy which will create a Major Road Network and significantly boost local road improvement funding as part of wider plans to rebalance the UK’s economy.