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Coronavirus sick leave and pay policy

This policy enables a UK business to communicate to its staff information and procedures for coronavirus-related absences. It sets out:
  • How and when you must be informed if staff catch COVID-19 or believe they have symptoms
  • How you expect them to behave while on sick leave
  • When you will require evidence
  • When staff qualify to receive Statutory Sick Pay and when it'll be paid
  • Procedures for specific situations and events
  • Information and support for staff who are self-isolating
  • The consequences of breaching the policy.
Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland

Coronavirus sick leave and pay policy

This policy enables a UK business to communicate to its staff information and procedures for coronavirus-related absences. It sets out:
  • How and when you must be informed if staff catch COVID-19 or believe they have symptoms
  • How you expect them to behave while on sick leave
  • When you will require evidence
  • When staff qualify to receive Statutory Sick Pay and when it'll be paid
  • Procedures for specific situations and events
  • Information and support for staff who are self-isolating
  • The consequences of breaching the policy.

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