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)…

Written on 03 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

On the 8th of July 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a new Job Retention Bonus as part of an extensive plan to support the country’s economic recovery from the COVID-…

Written on 22 Jul 2020 by Rachel Cooke

Throughout the Coronavirus crisis here at Dataplan we have had continuity strategies in place to ensure that our clients experience no interruption in service, and that additional…

Written on 15 Jul 2020 by Paul Chappell

The Flexible Furlough Scheme (FFS) came into effect on 1st July as a means of supporting employers whilst encouraging the UK back to work. It allows employees to partially return…

Written on 24 Jun 2020 by Paul Chappell

Getting the UK back to work and how the new CJRS is operating. On 1st June the Government announced the latest support scheme for supporting the UK’s employers as outlined in our…

Written on 12 Jun 2020 by Nikki Whitaker

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has now been extended until the end of October with any claims after the 1st July only accessible for employees already on the scheme.…