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How the furlough scheme is changing

What is clear from the Government’s latest announcement is that from August 2020 they will be asking employers to start to share the burden of paying furloughed employees on a staggered basis. What this means in practice is: Up until the end of the July 2020: The Government will continue to pay 80% of wages …

How the furlough scheme is changing

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Furlough & annual leave

To download this article ‘Furlough and annual leave’ as a PDF, please click here.  furlough and annual leave. As of 4 April, the Government issued some further guidance regarding the Job Retention Scheme and whilst it has provided welcome clarification on a number of matters, it has still not addressed the issue of how annual …

Furlough & annual leave

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The practicalities of furloughing employees

Click here, to download a PDF version of this article. Furloughed employees and how to make a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Government has now released further details in respect of the Job Retention Scheme and the practicalities of making a claim. They have confirmed that: The scheme is expected to be …

The practicalities of furloughing employees

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To suspend or not to suspend

Solicitor Jasmine Sudworth in the Sherrards Employment department explores when you should consider to suspend an employee. Whilst suspension is a precautionary measure, it is important to note that the question over whether to suspend in the first place is still a vital question to be asked before any steps are taken. This has been …

To suspend or not to suspend

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Recruitment Processes: How well do you really know who you are employing?

Jasmine Sudworth, employment solicitor at Sherrards examines how employers can tighten up their recruitment process in order to ensure that they end up with the right employee for the job. It is safe to say that the process of recruiting new employees can be both a time-consuming and costly process and so it is imperative …

Recruitment Processes: How well do you really know who you are employing?

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