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...

What about Annual Leave?

We have been asked this question a lot in the past week or so, particularly with the Easter Holidays coming up and employees being furloughed – “what about Annual leave?” Annual leave for Furloughed Employees Workers will continue to accrue annual leave during...