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Job retention bonus

03 August 2020

The government will pay a job retention bonus of £1,000 to UK employers for every furloughed employee who remains continuously employed through to the end of January 2021. Find out more on the scheme here.

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How does coronavirus affect redundancy consultations?

31 July 2020

We answer six key questions on how the coronavirus pandemic affects redundancy consultations.

Coronavirus redundancies: what employers need to know

31 July 2020

We answer your frequently asked questions surrounding redundancies amidst the global coronavirus health crisis.

Job losses are expected to rise but how many businesses can afford the cost of redundancies?
Lindsey Cooper

31 July 2020

As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme comes to end and short-term funding boosts run out, we are starting to see the inevitable - restructuring by companies as they look to downsize and align themselves to a post-Covid market.

Avoiding future claims risks – wise up to employment legal rights too. It’s a joint gig!

23 July 2020

There is a key category of engaged individual via a PSC where terminating the arrangement with the intermediary as a part of changes to IR35 workforce structuring is a particular risk.

Employer NIC deductions from contractors under IR35

23 July 2020

For those deemed as employees under IR35 off-payroll rules, the fee-payer is liable for the employer’s National Insurance Contributions (NIC) (13.8%) and the Apprenticeship Levy (0.5%) in addition to the fee for the work.

Can you renegotiate contracts to include deductions for employer’s NIC?
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claims: How will you check your claims are correct?

22 July 2020

With the job retention scheme running to the end of October and flexible furloughing now available, the possibility of errors is high. How will make sure your claims are correct?

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Flexible furlough: Have you got it right?

09 July 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is unique. This is both in terms of the financial scale of the benefit and the brevity of the regulatory framework.

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Coronavirus job retention scheme - updated furlough rules

08 July 2020

The coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS) is due to run until 31 October 2020 to help support employers retain staff during the current pandemic by covering certain costs of putting them on furlough. On 12 June 2020, changes were announced to CJRS, with effect from 1 July 2020.

Job retention scheme supports business and employees

01 July 2020

On 22 March the Chancellor announced a new job retention scheme for all UK employers whatever their size. It operates instead of redundancy or lay off.

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