In the summer 2020 economic update, the Government announced a number of measures aimed at helping the economy recover from the Coronavirus pandemic. The Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs, aimed at boosting job creation, includes a £1,000 job retention bonus for continuing to employ furloughed workers
Coronavirus job retention scheme: end date confirmed and furloughed employees entitled to full notice pay
The Chancellor has confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will end on 31 October 2020 and furloughed employees are entitled to full notice pay
Following changes in government guidance, more and more employers are asking staff to come back to the workplace. But what are your obligations as an employer if staff are reluctant or unwilling to return? How should you treat employees who are shielding, pregnant or struggling with childcare?
As lockdown eases, the coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS) becomes more flexible but employers will pick up more of the costs from 1 August 2020. We report on the key points, as well as the Government’s enforcement of the scheme rules
The introduction of the off-payroll working rules into the private sector looks set to happen in April 2021. The rules move the responsibility for assessing the tax status of contractors to the end client
Although lockdown is easing, government guidance advises people to continue to work from home if possible. Meanwhile the media is reporting that some employers are deciding to keep staff working from home. Do you have the right employment policies and procedures in place?
The House of Commons Library has updated its briefing paper, providing answers to a number of frequently asked questions on the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme