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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...

Q&A for employers – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 March 2020 to 30 June 2020

Q&A for employers – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 March 2020 to 30 June 2020

On 20 March 2020, the Government announced the introduction of a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This Q&A was written on 23 March 2020 and last updated on 18 June 2020. It will be updated from time to time as more information becomes available...

Coronavirus update – 29th May 2020

Coronavirus update – 29th May 2020

Anyone keeping up to date with the news will not have missed the fact that the new 'Test and Trace' system started in England yesterday...

A hat-trick of new lawyers join ESP Law!

A hat-trick of new lawyers join ESP Law!

We've further bolstered our growth and continuity plans following the arrival of three senior solicitors to ESP Law.

Coronavirus update – 22nd May 2020

Coronavirus update – 22nd May 2020

A new Treasury Direction for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been published today which seeks to clarify a number of issues from the first version...

Breaking News – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Breaking News – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

This afternoon the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The scheme will be extended by four months until the end of October 2020 and will be adjusted at key points to provide flexibility in bringing people back to work...

Coronavirus update – 12th May 2020

Coronavirus update – 12th May 2020

Boris Johnson issued a statement on 10th May 2020 that explained, in part, the gradual move employers will take to ease businesses out of lockdown...

Coronavirus update – 7th May 2020

Coronavirus update – 7th May 2020

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has announced guidance for employers. Whilst the guidance is fairly short and directs readers to their existing guidance, it has been noted that the Covid-19 outbreak is having a particular effect on employees with certain protected characteristics and...

Record level of ER enquiries help to support Coronavirus-hit organisations

Record level of ER enquiries help to support Coronavirus-hit organisations

We have provided UK businesses with more than 800 hours of employer-based advice in March – a 60% increase compared to time logged in the same month last year.

Coronavirus update – Job Retention Scheme

Coronavirus update – Job Retention Scheme

Yesterday HMRC guidance was updated and the Treasury issued a Direction to HMRC regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. There were several new requirements included in the Treasury Direction which are different to the previously issued HMRC guidance, and changes the terms upon which a...

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