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How the Furlough Scheme (CJRS) will operate from July 1st

(Correct as of 13th June 2020) Main Principles Prior to 1 July 2020, employees on furlough could not undertake any work for you other than training. From 1 July, you will be able to: claim for employees who have previously been furloughed for at least 3 consecutive weeks taking place any time between 1 March […]

Changes to Furlough as of July 2020

July is a pivotal month for the Job Retention Scheme.  Whilst the financial support package within the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme is not changing, there are some other very significant changes to be aware of. From 1 July, furlough rebate claim periods will no longer be able to overlap calendar months. This is necessary to […]

New Flexible Furlough Scheme and Statutory Sick Pay (Track and Trace Amendments) Update

As of last week, we have some interesting amendments and changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and to the SSP process in relation to the new track and trace system. Here is our summary of the changes with the most vital points highlighted. As always, we are awaiting further clarification on some points and […]

Employees Raising Covid-19 Safety Concerns

On Sunday 10th May 2020, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave an address to the nation, within which he said: “We now need to stress that anyone who can’t work from home, for instance those in construction or manufacturing, should be actively encouraged to go to work.” As a result, many employers have been busy […]