HWS – Unintended Consequences

As we wait on the DWP for more details on the new Heath and Work Service, a tax specialist at Baker Tilly has outlined the threat posed to small businesses now that they will be unable to reclaim statutory sick pay.

For some of the smallest this will be catastrophic and may lead to closure.”

This article from the Telegraph explains the rationale.  It would be good to know the DWP’s view on such a possibility.