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Q&A for employers – Coronavirus Job Support Scheme (JSS): JSS Open and JSS Closed

Q&A for employers – Coronavirus Job Support Scheme (JSS): JSS Open and JSS Closed

This Q&A was written on 29 September 2020 and last updated on 26 October 2020. It will be updated from time to time as more information becomes available. Please note that this document does not constitute the giving of legal advice – this is intended to be a guide to the issues employers will...

Coronavirus update – Changes to the Job Support Scheme

Coronavirus update – Changes to the Job Support Scheme

Keeping all of us on our toes, the Chancellor has announced this afternoon further changes to the Job Support Scheme (JSS) to reflect the recent imposition of Tier 2 and 3 restrictions on much of England. The changes relate to the “short-time working” element of the scheme, rather than the...

Job Support Scheme (JSS) – What can we do now to prepare?

Job Support Scheme (JSS) – What can we do now to prepare?

We at ESPHR, along with all UK employers and employment lawyers, eagerly anticipate and await further guidance from the government on the Job Support Scheme (JSS) and what employers must do in order to take advantage of the scheme...

Coronavirus update – Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

Coronavirus update – Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

In anticipation of harsher restrictions, which could be in place as early as next week in parts of England, the Chancellor has announced this afternoon an expansion to the Job Support Scheme which was unveiled a fortnight ago...

Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus

Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus

The Treasury has issued a Treasury Direction which provides the anticipated details of the Job Retention Bonus (JRB). Eligible employers will be able to claim this Job Retention Bonus between 15 February and 31 March 2021...

Coronavirus update – 28th September 2020

Coronavirus update – 28th September 2020

New Coronavirus Regulations came into force last night and the new rules affect employers as follows...

HR challenges for 2020 and beyond

HR challenges for 2020 and beyond

This year may have been one of the most challenging times for managers on a global scale. While there have been opportunities too, HR teams continue to be tasked with adapting to ever-changing government guidance in relation to the COVID-19 crisis...

Chancellor announces the introduction of the Job Support Scheme

Chancellor announces the introduction of the Job Support Scheme

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has today announced the Government’s plans to introduce a new scheme known as the Job Support Scheme to commence from 1st November and lasting for 6 months...

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’s fraudulent claims

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’s fraudulent claims

Following the introduction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to address the employment concerns during the global crisis, there have been reports that it may not have always been used in the way it should be.

Job Retention Bonus Scheme

Job Retention Bonus Scheme

Further information has now been published on the Government’s Job Retention Bonus (JRB) which was first announced on 8 July 2020 as part of the “Plan for Jobs”.

Q&A for employers – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 July 2020 onwards

Q&A for employers – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 July 2020 onwards

This Q&A was written on 15 June 2020 and last updated on 14 July 2020, further to our Q&A regarding the original CJRS in place from 1 March 2020 to 30 June 2020. This Q&A addresses the changes made to the CJRS from 1 July 2020 onwards and should be read in conjunction with the original CJRS Q&A.

Coronavirus Q&A for employers

Coronavirus Q&A for employers

Our general Q&A was last updated on 18 June 2020 and covers the most regular questions our employment law team are being asked about Coronavirus. It covers issues relating to self-isolation, sickness absence and pay, annual leave entitlement and contractual issues such as lay-off and rescinding...

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