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A Guide to Statutory Sick Pay and Coronavirus

1 May

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has given rise to a number of new dilemmas for employers who are battling to adapt to a developing landscape, especially in relation to employment law issues.

One of the most relevant areas at the moment, and one certainly affected by Coronavirus, is sick pay. In the guide below, our specialist employment lawyers answer your questions and concerns regarding sick pay, who and what you should be paying your employees, to help you navigate the current crisis.

Topics covered in the guide include:

  • When is Statutory Sick Pay payable
  • Employees that are self-isolating or in quarantine
  • Taking annual leave to cover periods of absence
  • Protecting vulnerable employees

Click below to read our guide to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP):

For more information and advice on employment law issues and other risk management updates for businesses, please click here.

Our fixed-fee Coronavirus HR Support Service is designed to help safeguard your business by offering practical and legal advice in all areas affected by Coronavirus, including sick pay, furlough leave, redundancies, holidays, home working and more.

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Our employment law team are fully operational from home and on hand to help. Contact us today on 02920 853794 or email employment@thomas-carroll.co.uk.