Is Employee’s Written Agreement to be Furloughed Required

Apr 21, 2020 On 17 April 2020, we highlighted that the latest government guidance made clear that, in addition to written confirmation by an employer, the employee’s agreement to be furl

Written Agreement is Needed to Qualify for CJRS Grant

Apr 17, 2020 The latest government guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) now states that an employee can only be furloughed if the employer and employee have agreed in w

UK COVID-19 Lockdown Extended

Apr 16, 2020 At the daily No 10 briefing, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab confirmed that Lockdown restrictions in the UK will continue for "at least" another three weeks

HMRC Furlough Portal Goes Live on 20 April 2020

Apr 10, 2020 HMRC have confirmed that the CJRS Portal will go live on Monday 20th April 2020 with the first reimbursements made on 30 April.

Free Employment Law Advice for COVID-19 Issues

Apr 06, 2020 Get your COVID-19 related Employment Law and HR Questions answered for FREE by a reliable and trusted Employment Law Specialist.

Latest Update on Furlough Scheme

Apr 04, 2020 Overnight the government has published further details of the Furlough Scheme in what we presume is an attempt to address the increasing number of queries the previously publi

What UK Employers Need to Know About the Good Work Plan

Apr 02, 2020 The ‘Good Work Plan’ was published on 17 December 2018 and contains a number of small, discreet changes to workplace rights.  Som