Every employer has a legal obligation to provide employees with statutory sickness and maternity pay and standard payroll modules automatically calculate this entitlement.
However, many organizations have their own sickness and maternity policies above and beyond the statutory requirements. The rules and allowances within these policies can vary according to the length of employment or seniority within an organization, for example.
The Occupational Sickness module automatically collates any absence records generated through the personnel system, matches up the definitions of different employees' sickness or maternity pay entitlements, and calculates the individual's pay, which is directly transferred into the payroll software.
In addition, the software alerts both the employer and the employee to an individual's entitlement, together with dates when sickness pay rates will change, depending on the length of absence, and so on. This satellite functionality offered by Jane Systems is not normally available through standard payroll systems.