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IR35 – May the force be with you

“IR35” – it could almost be mistaken for a character from the latest Star Wars film, and whilst IR35 is not a new concept, it will be hitting the private sector in 2021*. If your business currently engages consultants or contractors operating as part of a personal service company, this is a premiere that you …

IR35 – May the force be with you

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The Job Retention Scheme extended until December 2020.

The Government’s u-turn in respect of a national lockdown may have come as unwelcome news but for some it has come with the welcome side effect that the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (aka the Furlough scheme) has been extended until December. The Government’s Job retention scheme (Furlough) was due to end on 31 October …

The Job Retention Scheme extended until December 2020.

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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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Furloughing Employees: Latest Updates

Click to download PDF version of this article. Until a few weeks ago, the concept of “furloughing” staff was a foreign one for UK employers. Now, however, it’s the hot topic on everyone’s lips. As you are probably aware, the furlough provisions are part of a range of measures introduced by the Government to help …

Furloughing Employees: Latest Updates

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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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