Claim back Statutory Sick Pay

This scheme is for employers. You can claim back up to 2 weeks of Statutory Sick Pay if:

The maximum number of employees you can claim for is the number you had across your PAYE schemes on 30 November 2021. Employees do not have to give you a doctor’s fit note for you to make a claim.

If your employee is self-isolating and cannot work because of COVID-19, you can ask them to give you an isolation note from NHS 111.

The scheme covers all types of employment contracts, including:

  • full-time employees
  • part-time employees
  • employees on agency contracts
  • employees on flexible or zero-hour contracts
  • fixed term contracts (until the date their contract ends)