Furlough Extension

Update: Furlough Scheme Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced reforms to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. We are awaiting updates to the Treasury Direction and the Employer’s Guidance – and the devil will always be in the detail – but these are...

How To Restart Post-Lockdown

We don’t know when and we don’t know how lockdown restrictions will be eased but now is the time companies should begin to think about how the workplace will function when that time comes. It is clear that until a cure for COVID is found we will have to continue to...

April 19th Further Furlough Guidance

Late Friday night the government issued 2 further documents to help employers to apply for furlough payments when the Portal Opens on April 20th The government have finally given some further guidance on how annual leave and holiday pay will work with furloughed...

Furlough Extension

Another day another announcement from HM Treasury In the last few minutes on April 17th , HM Treasury has announced the coronavirus job retention scheme (the furlough scheme) has been extended from 31 May 2020 to the end of June. This is doubtless because large...