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Updating the Covid-19 subsidy scheme status for all employees

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Summary

This guide explains how to change the Covid-19 subsidy scheme status for all employees at once in Sage Payroll.

Description

NOTE: All payroll related Covid-19 subsidy schemes have now ended, with the last of them, the extended scheme EWSS-PHR, ending on the 31 May 2022. 

You can follow the steps below to Disable all employees from Covid-19 subsidy schemes.

Resolution

Edit your employees' Covid-19 subsidy scheme status

  1. Take a backup of your payroll.
  2. Browse to Miscellaneous, select Covid-19, then click Edit Employee TWSS/EWSS Settings.

    NOTE: If your payroll is at Time and Pay Calculated, a message appears to advise that changes made using this feature will not apply to employees with timesheets saved. Read more >

  3. In the Edit Employee TWSS/EWSS Settings wizard, select the relevant option:
    • Change all employees currently enabled for TWSS to EWSS
      This option updates each employee currently enabled for TWSS to EWSS and set the PRSI code to the most recent PRSI code prior to J9.
    • Disable all employees from Covid-19 subsidy schemes
      This option removes all employees from either the TWSS or EWSS and set the PRSI code to the most recent PRSI code prior to J9.
    • Enable all employees for EWSS
      This option sets all employees to be included in EWSS and set the PRSI code to the most recent PRSI code prior to J9.
  4. Click Save.
  5. A confirmation window appears detailing the number of employees that have been updated, click OK.
  6. Click Cancel.

That's it, the Covid-19 subsidy scheme status has now been updated for all of your employees.