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How the furlough scheme is changing

What is clear from the Government’s latest announcement is that from August 2020 they will be asking employers to start to share the burden of paying furloughed employees on a staggered basis. What this means in practice is: Up until the end of the July 2020: The Government will continue to pay 80% of wages …

How the furlough scheme is changing

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Furloughing Employees: Latest Updates

Click to download PDF version of this article. Until a few weeks ago, the concept of “furloughing” staff was a foreign one for UK employers. Now, however, it’s the hot topic on everyone’s lips. As you are probably aware, the furlough provisions are part of a range of measures introduced by the Government to help …

Furloughing Employees: Latest Updates

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Furlough & annual leave

To download this article as a PDF, please click here. Furlough and Annual Leave As of 4 April, the Government issued some further guidance regarding the Job Retention Scheme and whilst it has provided welcome clarification on a number of matters, it has still not addressed the issue of how annual leave will be treated …

Furlough & annual leave

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The practicalities of furloughing employees

Click here, to download a PDF version of this article. Furloughed employees and how to make a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Government has now released further details in respect of the Job Retention Scheme and the practicalities of making a claim. They have confirmed that: The scheme is expected to be …

The practicalities of furloughing employees

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Covid-19: The impact on employers & the options available to them

To download this article as a PDF, click on the image above. This is a truly exceptional and unprecedented time for all organisations, and you will already be thinking about the measures that you may need to implement in order to safeguard the future of your business. Taking steps now, even as a contingency, could …

Covid-19: The impact on employers & the options available to them

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What the new measurements introduced by the Government mean for businesses in financial difficulty

To download this article as a PDF, click on the image above. On Friday 20th March, the Government announced new measures to support businesses finding themselves in financial difficulty as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Below, Joanne Perry, Partner in the Employment team, summarises the announcement and what it means for …

What the new measurements introduced by the Government mean for businesses in financial difficulty

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