This guest article contains a really useful list of FAQ on the new government Job Retention Scheme which has been developed and launched in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. It provides a really clear and concise overview of the scheme. You can download the FAQ by clicking on the below link.
These are uncertain times and many employers (and employees) will be unsure of what the future holds. Difficult choices lie ahead, and the better informed you are the better decisions you can make. The government scheme is one of several brought in to try to protect employees and business during this pandemic. You can find a fuller range of government support here.
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The government Job Retention Scheme is well intentioned but potentially open to abuse. Will we see a rise in ET cases over the next 6-12 months due to abuse or incorrect use of this scheme? Possibly. Employers should seek legal advice if possible when looking to use the scheme in order to make sure it is done correctly.
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