Did You Know?
You only need a doctor’s ‘fit note’ (or sick note) if you’re off sick for 7 days or more.
If you need to be paid Statutory Sick Pay by your employer for less than 7 days you can self-certify by either;
- Using your employer”s specific form,
- Writing to your employer,
- Completing the HM Revenue & Customs form.
For further information about Statutory Sick Pay click on the words ”fit note” highlighted above or visit: www.gov.uk.
To download a copy of the HM Revenue & Customs form go to ‘Our Documents’ page on this website.