February 2021 – Furlough Update

  Employment Update for Small Businesses February 2021 Dear Subscriber This month we have information about some small changes to the Furlough Scheme, with guidance on how to treat various forms of COVID-related absence. Please contact me if you would like to find out a bit more about any of the subjects raised in this…

November 2020 – New Furlough Scheme

  Employment Update for Small Businesses November 2020 Dear Subscriber The Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme) ended yesterday (31st October) and the new Job Support Scheme (JSS) was supposed to start today. However, the Government has now announced that the Furlough Scheme is to be extended to December on an enhanced basis and the JSS…

October 2020 – Job Support Scheme

Employment Update for Small Businesses October 2020 Dear Subscriber As we enter the last month of the Government’s Job Retention Scheme (the Furlough Scheme), we consider what we know so far about the new Job Support Scheme, that starts from 1st November.  We also have an update on a few other items related to COVID…