COVID-19 latest news for employers
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The latest information on the ICAEW COVID-19 hub for employers in relation to the Coronvirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) can be found here
This is a good overview setting out the ICAEW’s understanding of the policy and how it works, based on information published by the Government. In the words of the ICAEW ‘it should not be relied on for advice at this stage, but is intended to give an indication of how the scheme will work‘.
HMRC’s guidance in relation to the CJRS can be found here and is regularly updated.
Clam back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus
The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will repay employers the current rate of SSP that they pay to current or former employees for periods of sickness starting on or after 13 March 2020.
HMRC guidance on this rebate scheme can be found here.