An online service is available for SSP claims.
The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will repay employers the Statutory Sick Pay paid to current or former employees, for sick periods starting on or after 13th March 2020.
The rebate scheme covers up to 2 weeks from first day of sickness if an employee is unable to work because:
They have Coronavirus.
Are self isolating and thus can’t work.
Are shielding in line with public health guidelines.
A doctor’s sick note is not needed for claims.
A client can use the scheme if:
Employee is eligible for sick pay due to Coronavirus.
Employer has a PAYE scheme created and started on or before 28th February 2020.
There were fewer than 250 employees on the 28th February 2020.
The scheme covers all types of employment contracts, including:
Employees on agency contracts.
Employees on flexible or zero-hour contracts.
The claim amount should not be above the maximum €800,000 of state aid under the EU Commission temporary framework. This is when combined with other aid received under the framework. There is a lower maximum for agriculture at €100,000 and aquaculture and fisheries at €120,000.
Records need to be created and kept for 3 years after the claim:
Reason employee can’t work.
Period employee couldn’t work, including start to end dates.
SSP qualifying days.
SSP claim form
We have made a form available in Senta to collect SSP details for your clients, including:
- Sick leave start date
- Sick leave end date
- Number of qualifying days
- Reason for being off work
- NI number
Please note: in order to use this form you will need to add it into a job of your choosing.
If you would like this form added to your site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.