6 April 2014
The Percentage Threshold Scheme (PTS), which allows employers to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) in certain circumstances, is abolished from 6 April 2014. Under PTS employers can reclaim SSP where the SSP paid is more than 13% of the Class 1 NIC due for the month.
Can you claim back normal SSP?
Reclaiming SSP You can reclaim up to 2 weeks’ SSP if your employee has been off work because they had COVID-19 or were self-isolating. You can only claim for employees who were off work on or before 30 September 2021.
Can employers claim back SSP 2017?
You cannot claim back SSP paid to an employee who was on sick leave for a non-coronavirus related reason. If you provide Company Sick Pay on top of SSP, the Government will only reimburse you the amount of the SSP. The scheme covers all employment contracts, including agency and zero-hour contracts.
Can you claim back SPP?
All employers can reclaim some, if not all, of the statutory paternity pay (SPP), that they pay to employees. If you’re classed as a small employer, you can reclaim 100% plus 3% in small employers’ relief. Otherwise, you can reclaim 92%. If you reclaim SPP, you can see this amount on your P32 Employer Payment Record.
Does my employer have to pay me SSP?
By law, employers must pay Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to employees and workers when they meet eligibility conditions, including when: they’ve been off sick or self-isolating for at least 4 days in a row, including non-working days.
What is the SSP daily rate for 2021?
SSP rate in the UK The SSP rate in 2021-22 is £96.35 a week for up to 28 weeks for employees who are too ill to work. The SSP rate was £95.85 a week in 2020-21. You can use a daily SSP rate if your employee isn’t off work for the whole week.
How SSP is calculated?
How is SSP Calculated? To make sense of SSP the calculation is simple. You’ll want to take the weekly rate (£96.35 April 2021 onwards) and divide it by the number of qualifying days in a week. Then multiply this by the number of days for which an employee is entitled to.
How long can I claim sick pay?
You can get Statutory Sick Pay for up to 28 weeks of sickness. After that, if you still cannot work, you can claim Employment and Support Allowance.