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SSP for shielding in Wales

Vonny
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So we know that SSP for people shielding in England ends in August, but here the latest advice is you should not go to usual place of work until 16th August, when the advice will be updated, will SSP still be paid?

[ Edited: 1 Jul 2020 at 11:38 am by Vonny ]
Vonny
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answering my own question, as shielding in wales currently continues until august 16th, the new SSP regs https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/681/made should mean SSP continues