Job Support Scheme changes again with good news for employers

Job Support Scheme changes again with good news for employers

The Chancellor announced today a further change to the Job Support Scheme (or JSS as it is now known). The changes mean that for the JSS to apply, an employee will now only need to work and be paid for at least 20% of their normal hours, not 33% as set out when the...
Employment Law update event – 25th November 2020

Employment Law update event – 25th November 2020

Employment Law evolves at a rapid pace and this year has been particularly challenging. During these unprecedented times, employers have been trying to get to grips with the Government Schemes aimed to combat the effects of Covid-19 and support their workforce...
Job Support Scheme (JSS) extended

Job Support Scheme (JSS) extended

It was announced on 9 October 2020, that the Government’s Job Support Scheme will be extended. The expanded scheme provides the following: Firms whose premises are legally required to shut for some period over winter as part of local or national restrictions...
Helpful guidance on the new Job Support Scheme

Helpful guidance on the new Job Support Scheme

It is well known that the Government furlough scheme is tapering down and finishes at the end of October 2020. We now have details of it’s replacement, the “Job Support Scheme”. A fact sheet from HM Treasury tells us how the scheme will work and here...
Guidance on furloughed workers

Guidance on furloughed workers

We are being asked a lot about furloughed workers. Here is a summary of the current position: 1. The Government has introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the Scheme”). Under the terms of the Scheme, the employer will be able to claim up to 80% of the...