Further details of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme have been published by the government, providing clarification on some key points. This post provides a summary of the guidance.
The Job Retention Scheme has been launched by the government to protect employment by “furloughing” employees who would otherwise have been made redundant or laid-off due to the impact of Coronavirus. In our previous post, “Job Retention Scheme – Caution: Employment Laws Still Apply”, we confirmed that the furlough decision is made by the authorised directors and managers. In this post, we want to provide guidance on the process of making decisions regarding who is furloughed and who isn’t.
On Friday 20 March, the government imposed additional measures which will have an economic impact on businesses and other organisations. To protect businesses, the chancellor announced a range of financial support packages, including the Job Retention Scheme to protect workers who would otherwise have been made redundant. These measures are excellent in supporting businesses but employers must still heed employment law. This post provides insight into some essential questions
The government had planned to implement changes to the IR35 legislation regarding use of contract resources on 6 April 2020. Although the legislation itself isn’t changing, the responsibility for making the assessment was transferring from the contract worker to the business. This post provides the practical steps you should take to ensure you’re ready for the changes.
This guidance sheet has with steps that you can take to prevent catching the virus, and what precautionary measures you can put in place to prevent the virus from spreading to others.
UK employers are facing an unprecedented situation regarding how to deal with issues arising from COVID-19 so the purpose of this guidance note is to provide some additional information around the implications of the evolving situation.
UK employers are facing an unprecedented situation regarding how to deal with issues arising from Covid-19 so the purpose of this guidance note is to provide some additional information around the implications of the evolving situation.
There has been considerable media coverage on the Coronavirus disease (more formally known as COVID-19). But what should you do as an employer? This blog provides elements measures for the workplace that can help reduce the likelihood of your employees catching and spreading Coronavirus (and other viruses) to others.