Clyde & Co
Further updates to the government's guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme were made on 30 April 2020 and 1 May 2020.
Arnold & Porter
At the end of June the UK government's job retention (furlough) scheme is scheduled to end and the government has announced that it will shortly publish its roadmap out of the lockdown.
On 30 April 2020, the Government put out another updated version of the Guidance Note (the sixth by our count). Unlike many of the previous Guidance Notes, this guidance update is relatively helpful in clarifying a few areas.
Contrary to the fears of many commentators, we have had news of an extension to the UK Government's Furlough Scheme. Our latest update looks at the recent announcement from May 12, 2020, and the details we are awaiting.
If it is true that it is darkest before the dawn, then a number of countries worldwide are rightly turning their minds to the possibility of easing the current lockdown arrangements.
The press has jumped on decisions taken by some famous brands to furlough their employees, pouring out scorn that it is morally reprehensible behaviour by a business which the media believes
April has been an extraordinary month for us all, employers, employees and employment
NOTE: This article was updated on May 13, 2020. Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, with new governmental measures each day, employers should consult with counsel
As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme goes live, HMRC provides helpful guidance on calculating claims.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 20 March 2020, the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme) as part of the UK government's
The government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is due to end on 31 May 2020. It has provided employers with some important breathing space...
Only days after the last UK Government update, we now have a further set of updates in relation to the Guidance Note on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Answer 1. The Coronavirus Act (CA) 2020 was enacted on March 25, 2020, and introduces a new statutory emergency volunteering leave (EVL)
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
Is there light at the end of the lockdown tunnel for employers?
In this article, we look at five key issues for employers to consider as we emerge from a strict lockdown into a changed working world.
With COVID-19 at the forefront of the global agenda, the ThinkHouse team has brought together eight experts from across the firm for a virtual panel Q&A covering the key aspects in-house...
The guidance for the CJRS is evolving at a rapid rate.
The Coronavirus Act 2020, enacted on 25 March, contained a range of temporary measures intended to support the UK's response to the COVID-19 virus.
Clyde & Co
The Job Retention Scheme guidance has been updated for the third time since it was announced on 20 March 2020. This update provides a summary of the key new information for employers in the revised guidance...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In this article, we summarise ten useful takeaways for employees and insolvency practitioners from the High Court judgement in the Carluccio's case.
Many employers are facing extremely difficult decisions in the light of the Covid-19 restrictions and are working hard to find solutions.