Sick pay during the coronavirus pandemic The government has lifted COVID-19 restrictions: People previously considered clinically extremely vulnerable are no longer advised to shield and should follow the same guidance as everyone else It's no longer a legal requirement for people to self-isolate if they have coronavirus. However, according to public health advice: You should still self-isolate if you have COVID-19 symptoms or test positive If you live with someone who has COVID-19, you should work from home if you can and limit close contact with people outside your household COVID-19 provisions within statutory sick pay (SSP) have ended. This means that staff will no longer receive SSP if they test positive or self-isolate, unless they are unwell. However, they may still be entitled to normal pay (see more below) If a staff member feels well and can work from homeIf they're working from home because they have COVID-19, or live with someone who's tested positive, the employer must give them full pay. See guidance from Unison. If a staff member cannot
- Sick pay during the coronavirus pandemic
- How much SSP can employees get?
- What about term-time only workers?
- Making use of occupational sick pay schemes