Guidance on the Extended (CJRS) Furlough Scheme

Furlough Scheme: Important Changes

We have collated here the key information relating to the recently extended CJRS (furlough scheme) that is intended as general guidance. If you require specific legal advice, please book your Free consultation call with one of our team of employment law specialists. The Extended (CJRS) Furlough Scheme With the introduction of new, tougher lockdown restrictions

Impact of Tougher COVID-19 Restrictions for Employers

Following today’s announcements by the UK Government and Scottish Administration, we consider the workplace issues in connection with the increased COVID-19 restrictions, including the impact on non-essential offices. What About Non-Essential Offices? In short, a move to stricter Level 4++ restrictions should NOT impose any new restrictions that prevent non-essential offices from continuing to operate as they

England Introduces Tougher National Lockdown Restrictions

This evening Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation to confirm tougher lockdown restrictions will be introduced across England with effect from midnight 4 January 2021, suggesting England could “steadily” move out of the national lockdown from mid-February. Tougher Lockdown Restrictions in England Most areas of England are already subject to strict tier 4 restrictions

Scotland Introduce Even Tougher Lockdown Restrictions

Emerging from Lockdown – Guidance for UK Employers

In a statement to the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish First Minister has announced that effective from midnight 4 January 2021, Scotland will be subjected to even tougher lockdown restrictions. As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises to record levels, fuelled mainly by a new more transmissible variant of the virus, even tougher lockdown restrictions