A big ‘Thank You’ to Explore Buxton for the following guidance about Self-Isolation Support Payments….
Eligible individuals in the High Peak who are entitled to a Test and Trace support payment or discretionary support payment of £500 can now apply online. This is to support people on low incomes who are unable to work from home if they are to self isolate by NHS Test and Trace and will lose income as a result.
Since the end of September it has been legal requirement for anyone who tests positive for Covid-19, or who is contacted by NHS test and trace, to self isolate – or face an initial fine of £1,000 which could rise to £10,000 for repeat offenders.
High Peak Borough Council is administering the support payments and the application form for those who are eligible is now available on our website – highpeak.gov.uk/
Applications can be back dated to 28th September – the date the legal duty to self isolate came into force.
See the full article on the Explore Buxton Website