From today 16 August 2021, the rules regarding the requirement to self-isolate change, which will be welcomed by employers following a huge increase in employees who were “pinged” by the NHS app in recent weeks, causing further disruption to businesses.
Effective 1 July 2021 there are changes to both the Government Furlough Scheme Grant and the Right to Work in the UK that employers need to be aware of.
Following the Budget Update for March 2021, see below more information regarding the Furlough Scheme Update.
UK Payroll updates for February 2021, regarding the Furlough Scheme, Statutory Sick Pay Rebate, and much more…
The HM Treasury has issued a new Direction following a few amendments.
So, while we all thought that as we rang out 2020 and embraced 2021 that our lives would return to some sort of normality – whatever the new normality looked like.
The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021 with the government continuing to contribute 80% towards wages.
Last night 1 December, HMRC issued a number of amendments to their on-line documents relating to furlough, mainly to remove out of date information relating to the scheme prior to 1 November.
Last week we sent out a newsletter on time limits for furlough claims. On the 19th of November, the Government issued a list of what they deem as a reasonable excuse should your claim fall outside of the time limits.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is to be extended until at least 2 December 2020, and the Job Support Scheme is now postponed until the Government advises.