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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Wednesday, Jun-29, 2022

Job Retention Scheme Update

Job Retention Scheme Update The Job Retention Scheme has developed over the weeks of the pandemic and a Treasury Direction has now been issued which sets out the legal framework for the Scheme. Here are some points worth emphasising in relation to furlough: Employees who were employed on 19 March 2020 (previously 28 February 2020)…
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Job Retention Scheme Update

Job Retention Scheme Update A number of questions relating to the scheme have been dealt with. There is up to date guidance covering the scheme from ACAS and HMRC which is helpful. Here are some further developments of interest : ACAS have designed their own furlough agreement which can be found on their website. Many…
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COVID-19 and Your Contracts

COVID-19 and Your Contracts Partner Philip Edmondson, Head of our Commercial Litigation Team, takes a look at COVID-19 and Your Contracts. Can the virus release your or other parties from important contractual obligations? In her article of 8 April 2020, my colleague Emily Steed discussed the issue of force majeure clauses in contracts and how…
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Job Retention Scheme Update

Job Retention Scheme Update There is now updated guidance available from ACAS and HMRC on the Job Retention Scheme We have previously sent an update on holiday and periods of furlough. The latest guidance from ACAS on the treatment of bank holidays and furlough is set out below: Bank holidays are usually part of the…
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