Written on 19 Apr 2021 by Rachel Cooke

As the UK Government continue to respond to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, legislation and guidelines continue to change. More recently, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi…

Written on 11 Nov 2020 by Paul Chappell

Following the news on 5 November regarding the extension of the furlough scheme until March 2020 as reported in our blog ‘CJRS Extended’ further details were revealed late…

Written on 06 Nov 2020 by Paul Chappell

We reported yesterday in our blog post “CJRS extended as England enters second lockdown” that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) had been extended until December in light…

Written on 04 Nov 2020 by Rachel Cooke

On Saturday 31st October 2020 the Prime Minister announced that England would be entering a second lockdown, starting on Thursday the 5th of November and ending on Wednesday the…

Written on 29 Oct 2020 by Rachel Cooke

On the 22nd of October further guidance on the new Job Support Scheme (JSS) was finally released on gov.uk. As we mentioned in our previous post “What we know about the Job…

Written on 09 Oct 2020 by Rachel Cooke

With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) coming to an end on the 31st October 2020, more announcements surrounding the Job Retention Bonus (JRB) and the Job Support Scheme…

Written on 23 Sep 2020 by Rachel Cooke

Since we first began discussing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) when it was announced in March 2020 in our original blog post “Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – What…

Written on 26 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

In our recent blog post ‘Shielding employees are no longer eligible for SSP’ we covered an ambiguous Government update issued via an Employer Bulletin which suggested that since…

Written on 14 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

In a recently released Employer Bulletin published on Gov.uk an update from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy was released. The update details the…

Written on 10 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

With Government advice regarding shielding changing as we enter a new phase of the UK’s response to the Coronavirus crisis, the rules on shielding and Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)…