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As the number of those infected with the coronavirus continues to increase, we have listed the varied support that HR-inform can offer subscribers in order to manage this issue in the workplace.

Employers are  able to claim up to two weeks of SSP payments for staff on sick leave as a result of the coronavirus from 26 May 2020. Read more here 

The government have also outlined that the NHS Test and Trace system, to identify individuals who may have been exposed to the virus, is now live. Read more here

Mandatory self-quarantine rules have been introduced for those coming to the UK from overseas. Read more here

Coronavirus guidance

Letters to assist key workers

April changes to employment law

Although coronavirus remains a significant issue, it is important to remember that April has brought a number of changes to employment law as part of the Good Work Plan, in particular the laws surrounding employment contracts, agency workers and holiday pay calculations. Statutory rates have also increased. The site maintains detailed sections that provide up-to-date commentary on appropriate procedures in these areas.