Important: Job Retention Scheme Update

Important: Job Retention Scheme Update In the last hour the government has published a further update to the Job Retention Scheme. A more detailed update will be sent shortly however,

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Job Retention Scheme: Update

Job Retention Scheme: Update As most of the UK clocked off for its Bank Holiday weekend on Thursday 9th April, the government slipped through some further updates to its Job

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Furlough and Annual Leave

Furlough and Annual Leave At the time of writing (10am on Friday 9th April), the “official” position is that it is still not clear how the government intends furlough leave

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HMRC’s Approach to Furlough Scheme Abuse

HMRC’s Approach to Furlough Scheme Abuse Speaking at a Treasury Committee on 8th April 2020, Jim Harra, Chief Executive of HMRC, gave us some insight into HMRC’s approach to the

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RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19 and Joint HSE, TUC & CBI Statement

RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19 and Joint HSE, TUC, CBI Statement The Health and Safety Executive have issued new guidance relating to the reporting of instances of work-related cases of COVID-19.

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How can I support my team while they work remotely?

How can I support my team while they work remotely? With many of us entering or third week of working apart from our colleagues and teams, we’re starting to adapt

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Furloughing Apprentices

Furloughing Apprentices The government has confirmed that the Job Retention Scheme will apply to apprentices and that they can continue to train whilst they are furloughed. The rules which apply

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Coronavirus: Adjusted Right to Work Checks

Coronavirus: Adjusted Right to Work Checks All UK employers have a legal obligation to comply with legislation which is intended to prevent illegal working. Employers are required to conduct document

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Job Retention Scheme Update and New Furlough Template Letters!

Job Retention Scheme Update and New Furlough Template Letters! Welcome to Week 3 of the National Lockdown! Team Howarths hopes that you all had restful weekends. On Friday night the

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Coronavirus: Health and Safety

Coronavirus: Health and Safety Homeworking and Well-being With many workers now operating remotely as a result of widespread Covid-19, it is important for employers to understand that they already had

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