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Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

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Useful links concerning Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) in Sage Payroll.


By law, you must pay Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) (opens in new tab) to all employees who are off work due to sickness. The employee needs to qualify for sick pay. Sage Payroll contains the most up-to-date legislation. It simplifies sick pay for you. Payroll will inform you if the employee does not qualify for SSP.

 NOTE: Although SSP is a statutory payment, it is not reclaimable from HMRC. The P32 report will not show any SSP reclaim.


Below is a list of everything you need to process SSP in Sage Payroll: