Category Archives: SSP and Payroll

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme Set to Launch

Employers will be able to make claims through the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme from 26 May. The government has announced a new online service will be launched on 26 May for small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees. Employers are eligible if they…

Expectant parents on furlough to receive full parental leave

On 24th April the government announced that furloughed workers planning to take paid parental leave or adoption leave will be entitled to payments based on their usual earnings rather than their furlough pay. Statutory maternity pay (as well as other forms of parental and Adoption pay) is normally calculated based on average earnings over an…

I have staff off due to coronavirus (covid-19), what is the SSP position?

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Who is entitled to receive SSP? Employees will be entitled to receive statutory sick pay (SSP) if they need to self-isolate due to: having coronavirus; having symptoms of coronavirus; someone in their household having coronavirus; and being advised to self-isolate by a medical professional. If someone is experiencing symptoms, all members of their household must…

Guidance for our payroll clients – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In these uncertain times we want to let  our clients know we are here to offer support and guidance over the next few months. In terms of payroll services, we have put in place systems whereby all Partners and payroll staff can remotely access their work PC’s from another office, or from home, or basically…

Coronavirus – Payroll implications

The Prime Minister has announced that Statutory Sick Pay will be made available from day one when self-isolating, instead of day four. In order to receive statutory sick pay (SSP) people must be earning at least £118 a week. Individuals not eligible to receive sick pay may be able to claim Universal Credit and/or contributory…