What is Furloughing? Job Retention Scheme FAQs

The Job Retention Scheme is an unprecedented government initiative designed to help employers avoid making large-scale redundancies, or laying staff off without pay, during the coronavirus pandemic. The purpose of the Scheme is to provide…

Coronavirus - Changes to the Statutory Sick Pay Regulations

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are continuing to spread across the UK, and in response, we have provided guidance around your statutory sick pay rights Statutory Sick Pay We recently reported that an employee who self-isolates because…

Coronavirus and the Workplace - Advice for Employers

Up to a fifth of the workforce may be off sick during the peak of a coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in the UK, the government has suggested. As we continue to see day-on-day increases in the number of people infected, there is potential…