Furlough, National Insurance and SSP

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Guidance in relation to Furlough has been updated, link to the most recent document is below:
Claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Published 26 March 2020
Last updated 4 April 2020

- Who can claim
- Employees you can claim for
- Agreeing to furlough employees
- How much you can claim
- What you’ll need to make a claim
- Claim
- After you’ve claimed
- When your employees are on furlough

The online service you’ll use to claim is not available yet. We expect it to be available by the end of April 2020.

Coronavirus Bill: Statutory Sick Pay & National Insurance Contributions
This Commons Library briefing paper provides information the provisions relating to statutory sick pay and National Insurance Contributions in the Coronavirus Bill, which was introduced in the House of Commons on 19 March 2020 (Bill 122).

This briefing paper is one of a collection of Commons Library briefings on the Coronavirus Bill (the Bill). It deals with the sections of the Bill relating to education and childcare. The other briefing papers, dealing with other parts of the Bill and general background, are available on the Commons Library website (Coronavirus Bill (Overview).

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