We’ve had many questions about how to record Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) from day one in Xero. For the meantime, Xero have given us the response:

We’re aware of the recent legislation changes regarding self isolation. Our product team is currently working on a solution in Xero Payroll to allow our users to record and calculate statutory sick pay for self isolation from day one. We’ll be making these updates within the coming weeks. In the meantime you can process the SSP as normal and amend the amount due to the employee directly from within the draft pay run.

Here’s how you do that:

You can claim back Statutory Sick Pay for Covid related Statutory Sick Pay following the link at:

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