Whilst video-conferencing via Zoom or Teams etc has allowed us to carry out our business relatively uninterrupted, they have also presented organisations with a new set of privacy considerations to take into account.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic means areas such as information requests are likely to have been low-priority for public authorities, but beware - the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) position has now changed.
Following the announcement on 5 November 2020 that the furlough scheme will be extended until 31 March 2021, the full guidance for calculating and making claims has been released, by way of updates to the existing patchwork of guidance notes.
On 5 November 2020, the Chancellor announced that the furlough scheme will be extended until the 31 March 2021, with a review to take place in January 2021. This update is based on our current understanding of the rules, as published on 6 November 2020.
From 5 November, national coronavirus restrictions will replace current local restrictions in England, but what does this mean for separated parents spending time with their children and grandparents seeing their grandchildren?
Following news that a second national lockdown is to be imposed in England from 5 November until 2 December 2020 (subject to a successful vote in the House of Commons) the Government has announced an extension to the furlough scheme.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced two significant updates to the 'Job Support Scheme' (the Scheme) set to launch on 1 November 2020 as a replacement to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which comes to an end on 31 October.