COVID-19 Employees Support package for people who need to stay at home because of being unwell or the business they work for has closed temporarily because of the Government ruling.
The Government has put a COVID-19 Business support along with a COVID-19 employee support packages. To help everyone get through this very difficult time.
The UK Government has put a financial support package together for employees.
Social distancing is being used to help prevent deaths. However mild symptoms you may have you should stay at home. Then do not leave your home for 7 days from whenever those symptoms started if you live alone. But in 14 days you are not alone.
Advise that you should work from home wherever possible but if it is impossible to do this there are a number of support schemes at your disposal.
Furloughed workers could get 80% of wages, up to a monthly £2,500. This needs to be agreed by both employer and employee to keep you on the payroll when unable to operate or have no work this is known as being ‘on furlough’.
Check your eligibility for Universal Credit as you must meet the eligibility criteria.
From 6 April requirements of minimum income will be temporarily relaxed.
Support for rental costs will be paid through Universal Credit
New Style Employment and Support Allowance with, or instead of Universal Credit, depending on National Insurance record.
Staying at home because of COVID-19 you can now claim SSP statutory sick pay
Three months mortgage holiday
Contact lenders direct.
Allowing you to claim up to 80% of your trading profits to a maximum of £2,500pm.
Furlough - Temporary leave of employees due to special needs
There is a number of ways to receive support - COVID-19 Employees Support packages.