Furlough and Homeschooling

following the latest lockdown regulations HMRC has issued further guidance on whether parents with caring responsibilities can be furloughed. Shown below is an extract from Gov.uk If your employee’s health has been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) or any other...

Furlough Extension Announcement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the furlough scheme for one month until the end of April next year. He said the move would provide “certainty for millions of jobs and businesses”. It means the government will continue to pay 80% of the wages of workers...

Statutory Rates Applicable from April 2021

New government statutory rates from April 2021 The government has published the weekly rates that will apply from April 2021 to statutory maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption, and bereavement pay as well as statutory sick pay (SSP) which  are as follows:...

Yet more Furlough Instructions

Last night the government published the latest set of guidance covering the changed furlough arrangements announced last week. The details are on Gov.Uk The basics have not changed the government will pay up to £2500 per month as a contribution towards 80% of the...

Furlough Extended

The chancellor has just announced that the furlough will now be extended until the end of March. It will be reviewed in January. The government will continue to pay 80% of furloughed employee’s  salary up to £2500 per month, the employer will pay employees national...