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Free Guide: How to Manage an Employee With Long Covid

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Long covid affects one in five people infected. Many among them may be your employees. Have you got procedures in place to make sure you are in compliance with employment law? During the covid 19 pandemic, it has emerged that the illness can persist beyond the two weeks of symptoms experienced by most. This experience […]

Changes for Furlough Claim Recipients

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The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme that was introduced at the start of the pandemic, will be extended until the 20th September 2021.  Until the 30th of June, money provided through grants for employers will stay the same. What’s changed? From July 1st 2021, employers will be required to contribute towards the cost of workers’ wages. […]

2 Arrested over £3.4 Million Furlough Fraud in West Yorkshire

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A man and a woman, both in their 30’s, have been arrested on suspicion of fraud under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).  The arrest took place on April 28 after HM Revenue & Customs Taxpayer Protection Task Force carried out a search.  The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was introduced back in April of 2020 […]

What is Furlough Leave? (The Corona Virus Job Retention Scheme)

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The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is a short-term scheme open to all UK employers (Also known as Furlough Leave) for at least three months starting from 1 March 2020. It is built to support organisations whose business have been severely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). Organisations can use a portal to claim for 80% of furloughed […]