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...

Latest developments on the CJRS

Following another weekend of developments on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, we write to update you once again. Also the HMRC’s online CJRS portal opened yesterday with a reported 67,000 claims made within the first 30 minutes and over 140,000 employers claiming...

Update on Furlough

Over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, there have been a number of developments on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). On Thursday, 9 April, the Government published a third version of its guidance on the Scheme. Also, the first Court judgment on the scheme...