Furlough and Notice

On 25 June 2020, the Government issued a revised version of the Treasury Direction on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). It is complex and mainly relates to the various calculations you need to undertake to flexibly furlough employees. The Government has...

Reforms to the CJRS

As you will no doubt have heard on the news, the Government has announced reforms to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The key dates and changes are outlined below. 10 June is the last date for employers to place employees on furlough (to allow for the...

Return to Work Guide

Workplaces will slowly start to reopen in line with the NI Executive’s lockdown exit plan over the forthcoming weeks and months. However, it is unlikely that things can go back to ‘normal’ any time soon. The summary table and more detailed briefing note below provides...

Latest on the CJRS

The Government (yet again and twice in 24 hours!) updated its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on Friday, 1 May. The key developments are: Furloughed employees who are union or non-union representatives can undertake employee representative duties and...