Coronavirus Act 2020 – Changes to Statutory Sick Pay
Thursday March 26, 2020 | 2 min read
The Coronavirus Act 2020 received Royal Assent yesterday 25 March 2020. It confirms some of the announcements that were made last week regarding payment of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) in relation to Coronavirus. The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) Regulations 2020 came into force on 13 March 2020 and amended the SSP rules such that those who self isolate are deemed incapable of work for the purposes of claiming SSP.