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Final claims for the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme


The Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will close on 17‌‌‌ ‌March‌‌‌ ‌2022. Employers have until 24‌‌‌ ‌March‌‌‌ ‌2022 to submit any new claims for employee absence periods up to 17‌‌‌ ‌March‌‌‌ ‌2022, or to amend claims you have already submitted.

You will no longer be able to claim back Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for your employees’ coronavirus-related absences or self-isolation that occur after 17‌‌‌ ‌March‌‌‌ ‌2022.

Also please note that from 25‌‌‌ ‌March, there will be a return to the normal SSP rules, which means employers can revert to paying SSP from the fourth qualifying day their employee is off work regardless of the reason for their sickness absence. For more information on SSP rules, visit

For more information on eligibility and how to make your final claims visit the official government site here:  

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