An employer’s guide to the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Please Note: All information correct at time of writing on 26 May 2020. We do our very best to make sure our information is as up to date as possible, but we’d encourage you to check out our latest articles and to check the government website for updates as they happen.

In early March the Chancellor announced that small and medium-sized businesses would be able to reclaim SSP paid in relation to COVID -19 related sickness absence. The government has now passed legislation bringing this into effect – the Statutory Sick Pay (Coronavirus) (Funding of Employers’ Liabilities) Regulations 2020.

These regulations will come into effect on Tuesday 26 May and on the same day HMRC will be launching its new online service enabling employers to submit their claims for rebates under the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme.

Our HR and Employment Law experts have rounded up everything employers need to know about the scheme, from who can claim to how much can be claimed and more. To download your FREE copy, just enter your details in the form opposite.

 

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