The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is coming to an end on 31 October 2020. The Government has recently announced the Job Support Scheme (JSS) as a way of continuing to support employers impacted by the pandemic to meet the cost of paying staff.
The Job Retention Bonus (Bonus) has been put in place to incentivise employers to retain staff who were furloughed and to minimise redundancy programmes following the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or furlough scheme on 31 October.
Having developed very effective remote learning provision in response to the challenge of coronavirus (COVID-19), many schools are now considering how they might leverage that experience in order to access new markets for their services.
The human impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the different ways it can affect employees’ lives is coming more sharply into focus as the second wave is upon us and stricter local restrictions are imposed.
With a growing number of areas being placed into local lockdowns under the Government's 3 tiered COVID alert system, what support will be available for businesses who are forced to close due to local lockdown measures?
Whilst the Government has been singing the praises of workers in the NHS, particularly those working in hospitals, one sector of health professionals that have been working throughout the pandemic has hardly received a mention.
The pandemic has been associated with an increase in the number of men and women seeking help for domestic abuse. New guidance from the CIPD and EHRC explains the importance of employers supporting staff in such extremely difficult personal circumstances.
Following the Chancellor's recent announcement, we now know what Government support will be available in the form of the new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme) after the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) closes on 31 October 2020.
The family team, led by Partner Samantha Hickman, are pleased to have been able to advise so many parents, grandparents and other family members during lockdown, particularly in respect of their child arrangements.
The extent of the pandemic’s economic impact is becoming clear, with independent schools' attention often understandably focused on ensuring commercial stability. However, the human impact of coronavirus...