Managing the end of the Furlough Scheme

After being extended to October 2020 and then to April 2021, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, or Furlough Scheme as it is more commonly known, is finally due to conclude at the end of September 2021, and bar a last-minute change of heart by the Government, it looks like this will be the end! It […]

Right to Work Checks on EU Nationals from 1st July 2021

All below information has been cited from the UK Government website. As of the 1st of July 2021, the right to work check that employers need to carry out on EU Nationals has changed. Below we have answered some frequently asked questions about the new process for checking EU employee’s right to work in the […]

Extension of the Covid Job Retention Scheme – free Template

The furlough scheme, which was introduced last March, has so far helped to support around 11 million jobs in the UK throughout COVID-19. It was due to come to an end in April 2021, but in the Chancellors latest budget he announced the scheme will now be extended until the end of September 2021. Month(s) […]

Furlough Update from 1st December 2020

From 1st December 2020, employers will no longer be able to place employees on CJRS during their notice period. Last week the Government provided some additional guidelines for the extended furlough scheme running from the 1st November to the 31st March 2021. One of the main stipulations in the updated guidelines is that from the […]

Furlough Extension November – Guidelines and Template letter

The following is a summary of the updated furlough guidelines released by the government on the 10th November 2020. The full guidelines can be accessed here Overview The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) will now remain open until 31 March 2021. From 1 November 2020 you can claim 80% of an employee’s usual salary for […]