We have received further guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (SSPRS)
The coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will launch online on the 26th of May.
The scheme will enable employers with fewer than 250 employees to claim coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). Tax agents will also be able to make claims on behalf of employers.
You’re eligible to use the scheme if:
The repayment will cover up to two weeks of the applicable rate of SSP, and is payable if a current or former employee was unable to work on or after 13 March 2020 and entitled to SSP, because they either:
To prepare to make a claim, you should keep records of all the SSP payments you wish to claim for.
For more information about eligibility and how employers can prepare to use the scheme, please visit GOV.UK and search ‘Check if you can claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19)‘.
If you would like any further guidance please contact us:
T: 0844 800 5932