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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Extended to 30 September 2021

Is Furlough a Route to Redundancy?

In his Spring 2021 Budget, the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended for a further five months from May until the end of September 2021. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the scheme – which pays 80% of employees’ wages for the hours they cannot work in the pandemic – would

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

Strict Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Imminent

Emerging from Lockdown – Guidance for UK Employers

Businesses across the Central Belt of Scotland are bracing themselves ahead of today’s announcement from the leader of the Scottish administration, Nicola Sturgeon, when it is anticipated she will confirm that large parts of the West of Scotland will be moved up to strict Level 4 COVID-19 restrictions, the highest tier of coronavirus restrictions possible. 

One Simple Mistake That Could Cost You Furlough Funding

Job Support Scheme for Employers Extended

Failing to ensure any previously issued furlough agreements meet the extended CJRS grant eligibility conditions could result in failed grant claims. Here’s how to avoid making that simple mistake: To be eligible for the grant, employers must have confirmed to their employee (or reached collective agreement with a trade union) in writing that they have been