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Documenting flexible furlough

Today is the first day that employers can take advantage of the flexibility the Government has given to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  The changes mean that employers can bring employees back from furlough on a part time basis and keep them on furlough for the...
Documenting flexible furlough

Documenting flexible furlough

Today is the first day that employers can take advantage of the flexibility the Government has given to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  The changes mean that employers can bring employees back from furlough on a part time basis and keep them on furlough for the...

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Changes to the furlough scheme – what to look out for

Changes to the furlough scheme – what to look out for

The Government have set out how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be changing over the next few months. Here are the details you need to know about: 10 June 2020 is the last date that employers can put an employee on furlough. Originally scheduled for 1 August...

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More Government guidance on furloughed workers

More Government guidance on furloughed workers

The Government has published another update to its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Here is a summary of the update: 1. Employers can reclaim 80% of compulsory (which we assume to mean contractual) commission back from HMRC, as well as basic salary....

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Changes to holiday carry over

Changes to holiday carry over

Employment Law changes fast at the best of times but in these unprecedented times things are changing faster than ever. Here is another change. The Government has just announced that it will allow workers to carry over up to 4 weeks annual leave into the next two...

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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...

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IR35 delayed until 2021

IR35 delayed until 2021

For those of you affected by the changes to the IR35 rules that are due to come into effect in April, the Government has just announced that the changes will not come into effect until April 2021. The Government said this is in response to the Coronavirus crisis and...

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