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Coronavirus guidance

Below you will find the latest updates from SNIPEF about coronavirus and other helpful advice and information about dealing with the pandemic.

SNIPEF daily news updates

This page will keep you informed with daily updates on the COVID-19 pandemic from key sources all in one place. Read more


SNIPEF Employment Guide

This guide is updated regularly with the latest information and guidance. In this guide you will find information on:

  • Guidance for the process of returning safely to work
  • Flowchart procedure for returning safely to work
  • Template letters for returning to work
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • Duty of care
  • Safeguarding your business and your employees
  • Employee self-isolation and pay
  • Employee's personal choice to self-isolate
  • Re-claiming for coronavirus related statutory sick pay from the Government
  • Sickness absence
  • Disruption to employee's care arrangements
  • SNIJIB National Working Rule 9, temporary lay-off
  • Consulting with employees: Furlough with a 20% reduction in wages
  • Letter templates for temporary lay-off, furlough and 20% wage reduction consultation

Read latest issue (Issue 18, July 2020)

Furlough guidance

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