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Fire Safety During Coronavirus | Advice for Businesses

Fire Safety During Coronavirus | Advice for Businesses

Fire safety during Coronavirus should still be a priority for business and premises owners, while respecting Government legislation to protect against the spread of COVID-19. We review the current Fire Safety guidelines and provide essential advice for businesses to keep employees and customers safe. Fire Safety during Coronavirus & Fire Risk Assessments (FRA’s) If you […]

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Furlough Scheme Extension | FAQs for Employers

Furlough Scheme Extension | FAQs for Employers

On Friday 29th May, the Government outlined the latest update to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), and provided details on the tapering of the scheme which will allow workers to return to work on a part time basis. It will also require employers to contribute towards furloughed workers’ wages after 1st August. The CJRS […]

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Annual Leave During Furlough | Employers Guide

Annual Leave During Furlough | Employers Guide

HMRC have now resolved ambiguities regarding annual leave in the time of coronavirus once and for all with a new piece of guidance which specifically address holiday pay and entitlement. The guidance which expands upon the very brief information previously provided by HMRC, confirms both that annual leave can be taken without interrupting the period […]

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Recalling Employees from Furlough | FAQs for Employers

Recalling Employees from Furlough | FAQs for Employers

The Government have now set out their plans to ease the lockdown, one of which was to actively encourage the nation to return to work where it is safe to do so – if the work cannot be done from home. Many UK employers will already have been considering strategies for re-opening and recalling employees […]

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Adult Social Care Action Plan | COVID-19 Essential Guide

Adult Social Care Action Plan | COVID-19 Essential Guide

On the 15th April 2020, the Government published a new ‘action plan’ for the Adult Social Care Sector. The new plan also includes expansion of the care workforce through a recruitment campaign that will be backed by a new online learning platform to up-skill new care workers. Main Aims of the Adult Social Care Action […]

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Job Retention Scheme | Furlough Advice for Employers

Job Retention Scheme | Furlough Advice for Employers

The Government have made several updates to their guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which has brought some welcome clarity to some aspects of the scheme. In addition, on 15th April, the Treasury published a direction to HMRC which provided further details of the rules of the scheme (Treasury Direction). As of 17 […]

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The Good Work Plan | Essential Guide to Help you Get Prepared

The Good Work Plan | Essential Guide to Help you Get Prepared

In December 2018 the Government published the Good Work Plan in response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices. It set out ambitious proposals for Employment Law reform in the UK, taking into account advances in technology and societal trends and the impact this has on the wider worker community. The Good Work Plan […]

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Key Workers | Essential Coronavirus Update for Businesses

Key Workers | Essential Coronavirus Update for Businesses

Due to the recent ‘Lockdown’ that has been imposed by the Government, people must only leave home for travelling to and from work and only if work absolutely cannot be done from home. As such ‘Key Workers’ have been deemed to be the only workers to leave their homes for work related activities. Who are […]

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