Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme rejects claims after employer accounting errors

18 Sep 2020

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has warned businesses to get “their data right” or face delays receiving grants under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

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Government launches £2 billion Kickstart employment scheme to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs

07 Sep 2020

The Government has launched the landmark £2 billion Kickstart employment scheme, which is set to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for young people.

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HMRC confirms unused Employment Allowance can be used to reduce other tax costs

21 Aug 2020

Employers who delay their Employment Allowance claim and have unused Employment Allowance available at the end of the tax year “can use this to reduce other tax costs”, it has been confirmed.

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New legislation introduced to protect redundancy pay of furloughed workers

31 Jul 2020

The Government has announced that from 31 July 2020 any furloughed worker that is made redundant will receive a payment based on their normal wage rather than the reduced rate of pay they may have received under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Reports of a small number of employers taking advantage of the Coronavirus […]

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One in 10 firms unable to reopen safely under current guidance, study reveals

29 May 2020

One in 10 firms are unable to open safely under the Government’s current health and safety guidance, a major study has revealed.

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What happens if my employees have to self-isolate following contact tracing?

28 May 2020

Following the launch of the Government’s contact tracing system, employers should be prepared for the possibility of multiple employees being required to self-isolate if one employee from the workplace tests positive for Coronavirus. This means it is vital that employers are aware of the arrangements concerning Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) and self-isolation. Changes to the […]

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – the next steps

27 May 2020

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as the furlough scheme, was recently extended until October, with no changes until August. But what happens next with the scheme?

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