Job Support Scheme

Employment law: Seven key tasks for HR in 2021

11 Nov 2020

2020 was the year that HR was required to react to the unexpected, but it’s now time to plan for...

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Furlough extension: too little too late?

5 Nov 2020

In a further u-turn over furlough, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will now be extended into the spring. We examine how business is reacting.

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Furlough extended until March, Job Retention Bonus scrapped

5 Nov 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be available until the end of March, with 80% of wages covered.

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Employers await clarity on furlough extension

4 Nov 2020

Employers are still waiting for clarity on a number of aspects of the furlough scheme after it was extended until...

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Top 10 HR questions October 2020: Job Support Scheme, Brexit checks and self-isolation

4 Nov 2020

Prior to the government’s Halloween announcement that the furlough scheme would be extended, employers were preparing for its replacement, the...

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No guarantee of extended furlough for devolved nations

3 Nov 2020

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has failed to confirm whether furlough support will be available to Scottish employers after England’s lockdown...

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Eight per cent of workers remain on furlough

30 Oct 2020

Almost than one in 12 workers at firms that have not stopped trading remained on full or partial furlough just...

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Young people and ethnic minorities most likely to be laid off after furlough

28 Oct 2020

Young people and ethnic minorities were most likely to be made unemployed after coming off furlough, according to a report...

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Ebb and furlough: the Job Support Scheme explained

23 Oct 2020

We look at the back-and-forth nature of the government’s economic funding to help businesses affected by the pandemic and examine...

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Has Sunak’s latest Job Support Scheme quelled fears for tiers?

22 Oct 2020

The new version of the Job Support Scheme has been thoroughly welcomed by business but there is no shortage of...

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Preparing payroll for the new Job Support Scheme

22 Oct 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled an update to the Job Support Scheme yesterday to offer extended support to workers in England...

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Chancellor revamps Job Support Scheme

22 Oct 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an update to the Job Support Scheme (JSS), including for workers in England where tier 2 restrictions apply.

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Protecting your workforce: Extended furlough and other measures (webinar)

21 Oct 2020

ON-DEMAND | The coronavirus pandemic's second wave is forcing many employers to urgently review their business models and look at what steps they can take to protect their workforce.

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London restrictions risk quarter of a million hospitality jobs

16 Oct 2020

The introduction of tougher Covid-19 restrictions in London will put up to 250,000 hospitality jobs at risk.
Trade body UK...

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Liverpool launches wage ‘top up’ scheme for hospitality and leisure

15 Oct 2020

Liverpool is to provide £40m of emergency funding for hospitality and leisure businesses in the region, allowing those affected by...

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