NMW/NLW Increases April 2021

NMW/NLW Increases April 2021

The Government has announced the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) increases which will take effect in April 2021 following the acceptance of the recommendations made by the Low Pay Commission at the end of October.  For the first time ever...

Furlough FAQs

Furlough FAQs

Information correct as of 13 November 2020. Documents to refer to: Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Check if you can claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Other types of employees you can claim for Check which...

The extension to the furlough scheme – further guidance

The extension to the furlough scheme – further guidance

The updated guidance following the furlough extension has now been published. The key points and changes are: Employers can agree to retrospectively furlough someone with effect from 1 November 2020, as long as the agreement to retrospectively claim furlough occurs on...

Extension of the furlough scheme – what do we know?

Extension of the furlough scheme – what do we know?

Following the Prime Ministers announcement last night, you will be aware that the furlough scheme has been extended until December and that the Job Support Scheme will now not start at the current time but will start once the furlough scheme ends. Guidance issued so...

The Job Support Scheme – What do we know?

The Job Support Scheme – What do we know?

Information correct as of 22 October 2020. Documents to refer to: Job Support Scheme Job Support Scheme Open The Job Support Scheme guidance published 22 October 2020 1. What is the Job Support Scheme? This is a way that the UK Government are offering to support SMEs...

Test and Trace Support Payment

Test and Trace Support Payment

Following the legal duty to self-isolate which came into force on Monday 28 September 2020, the new Test and Trace Support Payment schemes are in force from today Monday 12 October 2020.  What is the new Test and Trace Support Payment scheme? This is for individuals...

The Job Retention Bonus

The Job Retention Bonus

New guidance has been released on the Job Retention Bonus which will be worth up to £9 billion.  The Job Retention Bonus is a £1,000 taxable payment to the employer, for each eligible worker that was furloughed and that has been kept continuously employed until 31...

New Coronavirus Regulations

New Coronavirus Regulations

New Regulations came into force at midnight on 28 September in England relating to Coronavirus of which employers will want to be aware of – the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions)(Self-Isolation)(England) Regulations 2020 These set out mandatory periods for...

Work from home if you can…..

Work from home if you can…..

As we know the Government have now announced that those who can work from home should, just as a lot of businesses had started returning to offices.  But how will this work in practice? The guidance that has been published states: “To help contain the virus, office...

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