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(c) Agricultural workers

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(c) Agricultural workers

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(c)     Agricultural workers

It used to be the case that under the agricultural wages regime special rules applied to agricultural workers throughout the UK, entitling them to 'agricultural sick pay', which tended to be more generous than SSP. However, that regime was abolished in England in 2013. As a result, agricultural workers in England are now subject to the normal SSP rules (unless they were employed before 1 October 2013 in which case they may have accrued rights to agricultural sick pay). However, the agricultural wages regime continues to operate in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. So, for example,

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