HMRC COVID-19 support for employers

06 May 2020

In order to assist employers in accessing and understanding the measures implemented by the government to help them through the outbreak of coronavirus, HMRC is holding a number of webinars.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

There is a webinar that relates to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. This will provide an overview of the scheme, and provide information relating to:

  • Who can claim
  • When an employer should start paying Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
  • Employees that can be claimed for
  • How to make a claim
  • Keeping records

This is not an exhaustive list and other areas will be discussed. Select a date and time here.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claim process

HMRC is also offering a webinar which will guide employers through the process behind making a claim. This will include:

  • Essential information required to make a claim
  • What to do before submitting a claim
  • Calculating a claim
  • Processing a claim

Anybody who is interested in attending the webinar can choose a date and time here.


The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication. For all the latest information, news and resources on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting payroll professions, visit our Coronavirus hub.