The Chancellor has announced the creation of a scheme to allow business to claim a rebate for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) paid as a result of Coronavirus
How much is available
The Government will reimburse businesses the cost of SSP for up to two weeks per eligible employee who has been off work as a result of coronavirus.
Who is eligible
Only SMEs employing fewer than 250 employees as of 28 February 2020, whose business is UK based, are eligible.
How to claim
Visit the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate fund page here.