HMRC has updated its guidance in respect of self-isolation and the eligibility for SSP during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If an employee cannot work because of COVID-19, they could get SSP if they are self-isolating because:

An employee could also get SSP if they have been advised to take extra precautions because they are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus known as ‘shielding’.

More details can be found here.

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