As the situation surrounding the new coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to develop, we want to keep you updated.
In line with UK government guidance, we now require anyone with possible coronavirus infection however mild, to stay at home and not to leave your house for 10 days from when your symptoms started. If you live with other people, they should stay at home for at least 14 days, to avoid spreading the infection outside the home. You can find stay at home guidance here.
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. You can access NHS 111 online for advice and emergency prescriptions.
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:
- new continuous cough and/or
- high temperature
- loss of taste or smell
If you are being paid through PAYE umbrella you might be entitled to statutory sick pay if you are forced to self-isolate. Please contact your payroll company who will be able to advise you if this is the case.
If you are self-employed or have a LTD Company you are not entitled to statutory sick pay, however you may be able to apply for universal credit.
Please click here for general advice on how to prevent the spread of the virus.