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

furlough leave

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 […]

Managing Paternity

Managing Paternity

By law, your employee must tell you the following information no later than 15 weeks before the date the baby is due: that they’re expecting a child how much paternity leave they plan to take – by law they can take up to 2 weeks the date they want to start their leave Your employee may have […]

Managing Maternity: Planning Maternity Leave

Managing Maternity Leave

Planning maternity leave Before maternity leave starts, you should agree with your employee the best way to keep in touch about important changes or news at work. This includes arranging how you’ll keep in touch (for example, by email). By law you must tell them about: promotion or other job opportunities  redundancies any reorganisation that […]

Managing Maternity: Pay and leave entitlement

Managing Maternity Pay and Levae

Maternity pay starts as soon as your employee starts maternity leave.  Pay set out in the employment contract The employee’s contract should state: how much pay they get when on maternity leave how long they get this pay for Pay set out in the employment contract is known as ‘enhanced’ or ‘contractual’ maternity pay, if it’s above […]