Currently there is a lot of misinformation that employees who have taken a COVID-19 test and been advised to self-isolate while waiting for their test result, should be granted special leave paid by the employer.
To be clear, employees who are waiting for a test result, or who subsequently return a negative test result, are not eligible for the Government’s Leave Support Scheme.Read More
A member of our team fell ill this week, showing some symptoms indicative of Covid-19. On the advice of their GP, they were tested for the virus.
The process for the test was straightforward with the GP’s surgery advising a specific time to attend their premises later the same day for a swab test.Read More
Despite high expectations, the new ‘Resurgence Wage Subsidy’, not to be confused with the original ‘Wage Subsidy’ or the later ‘Wage Subsidy Extension’, will not be available to some businesses who are hard hit in Level 3.
That is because you can't receive the Resurgence Wage Subsidy at the same time as you are getting other COVID-19 payments like the Wage Subsidy Extension or the Leave Support Scheme.Read More