To be eligible to claim for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), an employee needs to have been off work for 4 or more consecutive days. The standard rate of SSP is then paid from the 4th day onwards and is calculated at the prevailing rate set by Government.

To claim for SSP, an employee needs to fill in an SC2 form and send it to
The SC2 form can be completed and downloaded here:

If an employee’s sick leave extends beyond a week, Compass requires the employee to submit a signed Doctor’s note to verify the leave and approve further statutory sick payments.

Employers can support workers with SSP for up to 28 weeks.