Author: Esther

The Government have announced changes to the Furlough scheme.   Flexible Furloughing and Important Dates to be aware of   From 1 July 2020, Businesses will have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part-time – with the government continuing to pay 80% of wages for...

Employers will be able to make claims through the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme from 26 May.   The government has announced a new online service will be launched on 26 May for small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have...

  The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October. The key points announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak are: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will continue until end of October furloughed workers across UK will continue to receive 80% of their current salary,...

The Government has published guidance for employers to help them get their businesses back up and running and workplaces operating safely.   New ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidelines are available to UK employers to help them get their businesses back up and running and workplaces operating as safely as...

HMRC update their Guidance on the SEISS scheme.   A summary from the HMRC website guidance:   Who can claim? You can claim if you are a self-employed individual or a member of a partnership and: you carry on a trade which has been adversely affected by coronavirus you traded...

Guidance regarding MOT testing during the Coronavirus Crisis   Your car, van or motorcycle’s MOT expiry date will be extended by 6 months if it is due on or after 30 March 2020 - but you must keep your vehicle safe to drive.   The Driver and Vehicle Licensing...

Written 20 April 2020     The Government has issued its guide that the information that employers need to provide to claim for their employees’ wages. The portal to make the claim went live today 20 April 2020.     The full guide can be found here   The step by step guide...