WTR rules on carrying over annual leave relaxed

Workers who have not taken all their statutory annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19 can now carry it over into the next two leave years. This will allow leave to be taken some time in the following two years but only where the leave was not taken in this current holiday year as a result of the effects of COVID-19 on the worker, the employer or the wider economy.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The government has published details of its Job Retention Scheme.

Coronavirus Act 2020 - employment law aspects

The Coronavirus Act 2020 enables changes to be made to the SSP rules and for employees and workers to take emergency volunteer leave and not suffer detriment for doing so. 

February 2020 inflation data

The UK’s main inflation measure in February 2020 was 1.7%.

Coronavirus - providing proof of absence from work

People unable to work for more than 7 days because of coronavirus (COVID-19) can obtain an isolation note through a new online service.

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