Can we insist that an employee on long-term sickness returns a company car?Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 9 May 2016
We have an employee absent due to long term sickness. The employee has been absent for over 6 months and we have now received a sick line for another 2 month period. He has the use of a Company car. Can I recover the Company vehicle whilst he remains on sick leave?
I would suggest you look firstly at the provisions of his contract of employment. Is the provision of the car a contractual arrangement? What does the contract say about arrangements during sick leave in relation to benefits etc.? Does it confirm that contractual benefits will continue during any sick
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This article is correct at 09/05/2016
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