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CORONAVIRUS - FURLOUGH

Furlough: written consent needed?

The Treasury has directed that employers and furloughed employees must have “agreed in writing” that the employee will cease all work during their period of furlough leave. But will an email exchange suffice? More...

CORONAVIRUS - HOLIDAYS

Holiday carry-over rules relaxed

Following the coronavirus outbreak, the government has passed emergency legislation which relaxes the restrictions on the carry-over of untaken holiday. What do you need to know? More...

CORONAVIRUS - FURLOUGH

Q&A - furloughed employee’s rights

CORONAVIRUS - TIME OFF

The right to emergency volunteering leave

The Coronavirus Act 2020 introduces a new statutory right to take emergency volunteering leave (EVL). Will you be able to refuse EVL requests and, where it is taken, do your staff have a right to be paid? More...

CORONAVIRUS - RIGHT TO WORK

Temporary changes to right to work checks

Employers must carry out right to work checks on prospective employees before employment begins. To help make this process easier during the coronavirus outbreak, some temporary changes have been made. What’s happened? More...

CORONAVIRUS - PAY

How is furlough pay calculated?

If an employee is furloughed, you may claim 80% of their monthly wage costs capped at £2,500 (gross), plus the associated employers’ NI and minimum auto-enrolment pension contributions. How is the 80% figure calculated? More...

CORONAVIRUS - GDPR

Coronavirus and GDPR breaches

During the coronavirus pandemic it’s possible that employers and their employees might inadvertently breach the GDPR. If this happens are you at risk of enforcement action? More...

CORONAVIRUS - HOMEWORKING

Homeworking at short notice

Where an employee moves to homeworking, there are numerous issues to consider when putting the arrangement in place. Where homeworking happens at short notice, what should you prioritise? More...

CORONAVIRUS - SICKNESS ABSENCE

The new coronavirus isolation notes

Anyone who’s been advised to isolate because of the coronavirus pandemic can obtain an “isolation note” through a new online service. At what point should an employee provide this document? More...

CORONAVIRUS - PAY

Placing workers on furlough leave

Under the government’s Job Retention Scheme you can “furlough” employees and claim 80% of each individual’s wage costs, up to a cap of £2,500 per month. Do you have to pay the remaining 20%? More...
Last updated: 25.05.2020

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