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A Plan for Jobs

A Plan for Jobs

Rishi Sunak has announced the following measures aimed at supporting business:Job Retention BonusThe Job Retention Bonus aims to help businesses retain furloughed workers.Under the scheme, employers will receive a one-off bonus of £1,000 for each...

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Furlough and Redundancy

Furlough and Redundancy

Despite Government support with the furlough scheme, job retention bonus and other measures for businesses, it expected that at least a quarter of UK businesses will be making some redundancies.Importantly the usual processes and laws around redundancy...

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SSP for Test and Trace

SSP for Test and Trace

Entitlement to statutory sick pay has been extended to people who have been told to self-isolate under the new NHS Test and Trace service.The Test and Trace system means that those who have been in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19...

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Changes to the CJRS

Changes to the CJRS

On Friday 29th May the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced important updates to the Coronavirus Job Retention SchemeIn June and July, the government will continue paying 80% of furloughed people’s wages, up to the maximum cap of £2,500.From July flexibility...

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