Modifications to the Job Support Scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a further amendment to the Job Support Scheme, which is due to begin on 1 November 2020. When originally announced, the JSS required employees to work a minimum of 33% of their normal hours. This has now been reduced to 20%,...

Job Support Scheme Extension

You will have read about Chancellor Rishi Sunak latest announcement which is an extension to the Jobs Support Scheme, which is due to begin on 1 November 2020.Today’s announcement targets businesses who re required to shutdown due to local lockdowns and is in addition...

Beyond the cliff edge

The government has recently announced 2 schemes to ‘soften ‘ the cliff edge which follows the end of the furlough scheme at the end of October. Both initiatives are an   attempt to retain jobs Neither scheme is as generous as the furlough and they are not suitable for...

Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plans

“Since the lunchtime yesterday  announcement more detail has been made available to support the statement made by the Chancellor. Shown below is the information currently available no doubt there will be some tweaks to the system and updated guidance before the...