Joint Industry Board
A package of benefits to comply with the rules of the Joint Industry Board for the Electrical Contracting Industry
The JIB benefits package provides a suite of benefits to help manage your employees' welfare, health and sickness absence. The products included in the package are summarised below.
Details of the package along with qualifying rules can be found in the JIB Handbook, section 9. Employers can also add cover for Apprentices, in accordance with JIB terms & conditions.
Private Medical Insurance (PMI) is designed to cover the cost of private treatment for acute conditions. An acute condition is a disease, illness or injury that is likely to respond quickly to treatment and lead to a full recovery or return someone to the state of health they were in before the condition started.
24/7 access to Babylon Digital GP and an employee assistance helpline are also included.
The scheme provides sick pay for employees according to their JIB grade.
Up to 50 weeks sick pay in a 52 week period
2 week qualifying period
Paid in addition to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
Sick Pay rates in accordance with the JIB handbook
£25,000 if an employee suffers a loss of limb or vision as a result of an accidental bodily injury
£25,000 if an employee suffers an accidental bodily injury that results in their permanent disablement from returning to work in their usual occupation
Additional £25,000 if the disablement is as a direct result of an accidental bodily injury sustained whilst at work
Up to £25,000 if an employee suffers illness that, within 2 years of diagnosis, causes their permanent disablement from returning to work
£70,000 in the event of accidental death if an employee dies as a result of an accidental bodily injury whilst at work
£12,500 in the event of accidental death if an an employee dies as a direct result of an accident whilst travelling to or from work
The JIB Benefits Scheme provides Death in Service benefit of £30,000 for eligible operatives under a Group Life Insurance Policy.
This benefit is payable for death by any cause
Employers who participate in the JIB Benefits Scheme can obtain reimbursement for the cost of eligible Occupational Health Assessments for the operatives they have registered on the Scheme, subject to the rules outlined in the JIB Handbook, section 9.
An Occupational Health Assessment is a medical examination that assesses whether an operative is fit to perform the tasks required for their job role.
A medical report is provided to the operative that outlines any issues discovered. The employer receives a certificate confirming whether an operative is fit for work, fit for work with adjustments or not fit for work.
Easy administration with ECIS Canopy
ECIS Canopy gives you the ability to
- Make changes to your policies such as adding or removing employees
- Submit sickpay claims and supporting documentation
- View all of your statements and payment history
- Download key policy documents and guides
- Manage renewals
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