The sickness scheme offers a benefit of £165.00 per week tax free for members who are sick and have had their pay reduced as a result of the six month rule. Payments are made in arrears and are paid for the six months whilst on half pay. The claim form is sent automatically and once we have recieved this back, all cheques will automatically be issued every four weeks.
As you may be aware, in the Autumn statement 2016 the Chancellor announced a further increase in the standard rate Insurance Premium Tax (IPT). This increases the previous standard rate of 10% to 12% and is effective 1st June 2017. Due to this, your monthly premiums to the Federation insurance schemes will increase. > DETAILS HERE <
As of 1st July 2015, Serving police officers who have a partner that is also a West Midlands Serving Officer, may also extend the Spouse/Partner cover to include sickness (Regulation 28) insurance at a supplementary cost.
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