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 […]
Kinaxia Logistics chief executive Simon Hobbs (pictured) has welcomed today’s (March 11) Budget in which the Chancellor promised that the NHS will get “whatever it needs, whatever it costs” to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
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