Statutory sick pay, SMEs and isolation under "test and trace"
The Statutory Sick Pay (Coronavirus) (Funding of Employers' Liabilities) Regulations 2020 came into force on 26 May.
Employers will be able to make their SSP claims through a new online service from 26 May.
The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) (No.4) Regulations 2020 extend entitlement to statutory sick pay to those who have been told to isolate under the new Test and Trace system.
A person who has been notified that they have had contact with a person with coronavirus and who has to self-isolate for 14 days as a result will be entitled to statutory sick pay.