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New legal duty to self-isolate and duties on employers

From 28 September 2020, people in England are required by law to self-isolate if they test...

Quarantining on return from holiday: employer options

We consider the options open to employers for dealing with employees who’ve returned from...

Job Support Scheme

A new Job Support Scheme (JSS) will begin on 1 November 2020 following the closure of the...

Working safely - update

A legal duty to collect test and trace data, removal of the ‘five steps to working...

SSP and coronavirus

In response to COVID-19, certain changes have been made to the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)...

Sickness absence rates nudge up

A median 2.7% of working time was lost to sickness in 2019, equating to 6.4 days per...

Self-isolation period increased

Those who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have COVID-19 symptoms must now isolate for at...

Job Retention Bonus: further details

HMRC has published some further details of how the Job Retention Bonus Scheme will work for...

Redundancy and notice pay for furloughed employees

From 31 July 2020 employers must pay redundancy at the employee’s normal weekly rate...

Penalties for misuse of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

HMRC has published details of process for repaying overclaimed grants and the applicable...

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