Blogs

New legislation introduced to protect redundancy pay of furloughed workers
The Government has announced that from 31 July 2020 any furloughed worker that is made redundant will receive a payment
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Preparing to make redundancies
By David Scott, Head of Employment Law As the Government starts to withdraw many of its financial support mechanisms for
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Employees returning from parental leave continue to be eligible for furlough scheme
Employees returning from statutory maternity and paternity leave in the next few months will remain eligible for furlough through the
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Are employers responsible for commuter safety as people return to work?
Current guidance recommends that anyone who is not able to work from home should return to work within the ‘COVID
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Employers face imminent decisions on redundancies
Employers concerned at the prospect of contributing to the cost of furloughed employees’ wages from August now face imminent decisions
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Whistleblowers make almost 2,000 allegations of furlough fraud
Figures show that almost 2,000 allegations of furlough fraud have been made by whistleblowers against employers, with HM Revenue &
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Government extends eviction ban in England and Wales
The ban on evictions in England and Wales, originally introduced in March, will now be extended for a further two
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Further clarification issued on eligibility for second round of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued further details of eligibility for the second round of the Self-Employment Income Support
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HM Revenue & Customs publishes detailed guidance on calculating furlough claims from July onwards
HM Revenue & Customs has published detailed guidance on the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from 1
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House moves and viewings can begin again in England
The Government has issued new guidance for England that will allow house moves and viewings to begin again from 13
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