Ending Furlough: An Urgent Call to Action for Employers

Oct 23, 2020 With the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme due to end on 31 October 2020, Employers have one week to decide what to do with staff who are currently furloughe

Increased Government Contributions Under Job Support Scheme Announced

Oct 23, 2020 On Thursday 22 October 2020 the Chancellor announced a package of further economic measures to support businesses affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Job Support Scheme for Employers Extended

Oct 11, 2020 On Friday 9 October 2020 the Scottish administration ordered the closure of pubs and restaurants across central Scotland and with the UK Government considering similar 'local'

Don’t Let YOUR Business Become a COVID-19 Casualty

Sep 25, 2020 Navigating your business through the COVID-19 crisis comes with a lot of challenges. Complying with the rules of the new Job Support Scheme and relevant employment law doesn't

More Details of the New Job Support Scheme Revealed

Sep 24, 2020 The UK Government appear to be somewhat quicker off the mark with publishing details about the new Jobs Support Scheme announced earlier today by the Chancellor than they were

COVID-19: New Financial Support Announced Today

Sep 24, 2020 The Chancellor has today announced a further package of financial support measures intended to protect jobs and support businesses.

New COVID Lockdown Restrictions Announced: Do Non-Essential Offices Need to Close?

Sep 22, 2020 Today’s announcements from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, which was for the most part mirrored by Scotland’s First Minister, outlined a number of new lockdown restrictio

Emerging from Lockdown – Guidance for UK Employers

Sep 16, 2020 As lockdown restrictions began to ease across the UK many employers started to consider reopening businesses and bringing staff back into workplaces, but with the recent spike

Five Citizen Advice Bureaux in Glasgow Facing Closure

Sep 01, 2020 In what many have described as a ‘bizarre’ decision, Glasgow City Council (GCC) has decided to defund a series of advice agencies in Glasgow at a time when demand for advi

Is Furlough a Route to Redundancy?

Aug 21, 2020 The purpose of the Government’s Job Retention Scheme was to ensure that employers retain and continue to pay staff during the lockdown, but as the impact of COVID continues