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FAQs on furlough and the Government’s Job Retention Scheme which aims to provide employers with an alternative to redundancies. The Job Retention Scheme has been extended until the end of September 2021.
The risks from Covid-19 are still very much present in the workplace and it is important to remember that employers have a duty of care towards their employees to protect the health and safety of their workforce. This information is being continually checked and updated.
During this financially difficult and strangely quiet period in the bus and coach industry, not everything is standing still. The way compliance is monitored by the DVSA continues to develop and our Consultant Editor has taken a look at some of these methods and asks the question “How do you measure up?”
There are a number of schemes that the government is providing to help businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Some schemes are coming to an end, whilst new support is also being introduced. This is a summation of the main schemes that are available.
The Job Retention Scheme has been extended until the end of September 2021. These FAQs relate to the Job Retention Scheme and its operation from July to October 2020. The Scheme will operate under adjusted rules from November 2020.
As the UK nations look to ease lockdown restrictions over the next few months, Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores the key things to bear in mind for those seeking to make use of the furlough scheme going forward.