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DWP COVID-19 Updates 20 May

Wednesday 20th May 2020

These updates have been provided to us by the DWP

Latest figures show millions benefitting from Treasury coronavirus support schemes (link is external)

New figures on the UK-wide government support schemes for individuals and businesses were published on Tuesday 19 May 2020.

Please note there is more than one tab on the spreadsheet when you open it.

£37 million to support children with complex needs

Press Release: The multi-million-pound settlement will help low-income families with seriously ill or disabled children with the cost of equipment, goods or services.

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme set to launch (link is external)

A new online service will be launched on 26 May for small and medium-sized employers to make claims to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the government announced today (19 May 2020).

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme was announced at Budget as part of a package of support measures for businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

This scheme will allow small and medium-sized employers, with fewer than 250 employees, to apply to HMRC to recover the costs of paying coronavirus-related SSP.

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