Q. What should I do if I developed symptoms of coronavirus, a new continuous cough and/or a high temperature above 38 °C? 

 

A. You should self-isolate for 7 days. In these circumstances, you can claim SSP from your first day of self-isolating. If you do not develop any further symptoms and you do not have a temperature then you should return to work, even if you still have a continuous cough

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Q. What should I do if I live in a household where another member of the household is displaying symptoms of the coronavirus, a new continuous cough and/or a high temperature above 38 °C? 

 

A. You should self-isolate for 14 days. In these circumstances you can claim SSP from your first day of self-isolating. If you do not develop any symptoms after 14 days you should return to work. If you do develop any of the symptoms you should self-isolate for 7 days from the first day you have the symptoms 

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Q. I have a health condition that places me on the governments at-risk list. What should I do? 

 

A. Those members of staff who have been who have a health condition which places them at risk have the option to self-isolate for 12 weeks. In these circumstances you can claim SSP from your first day of self-isolating. If you choose not to self-isolate then speak with your manager. You will need to complete a Ryde House Group opt-out form and risk assessment before continuing to work for the company. You can change your mind at any time and either self-isolate or return to work.  

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Q. I do not have a health condition, which places me at risk but someone in my household does. Can I still self-isolate? 

 

A. Yes you can choose to self-isolate, but you will not be paid, and you will not be able to claim SSP.  However, you may be eligible to claim Universal Credit and or contributory Employment and Support Allowance. 

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