Statutory Sick Pay entitlement for coronavirus related absence

From 24 March 2022, the rules relating to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for coronavirus-related absences will end, meaning that pre-pandemic SSP rules will resume. SSP will therefore only be payable after three waiting days and only where the individual satisfies the normal eligibility criteria. The coronavirus-specific Employment and Support Allowance rules will also end.

Therefore, any employee absent due to Covid will receive their normal sick pay as per company policies and procedures.


If in doubt regarding entitlement contact 121 HR Solutions for advice on 0800 9995 121

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