Kickstart Scheme evolves to benefit more employers

Kickstart Scheme evolves to benefit more employers

The Kickstart Scheme, which was launched by the Government last year, has evolved to benefit more employers. The purpose of the scheme is to give young adults, disadvantaged by the pandemic, an opportunity to ‘kickstart’ their career. Effectively, the scheme

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Furlough scheme continues as lockdown confirmed

Furlough scheme continues as lockdown confirmed

As we face a second lockdown, the government has confirmed the continuation of the furlough scheme until  December 2020. New Coronavirus restrictions will take effect on 5 November 2020 and remain in place for four weeks, until 2 December 2020.

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30 days to declare erroneous Coronavirus support claims

30 days to declare erroneous Coronavirus support claims

Under draft legislation forming part of the Finance Bill 2020, employers will be given 30 days to ‘confess’ to erroneous Coronavirus support claims. This includes abuse of the furlough scheme. HMRC to pursue those exploiting Coronavirus support HM Revenue &

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Chancellor extends SEISS and details ‘flexible furlough’

Chancellor extends SEISS and details ‘flexible furlough’

On 29 May, the Chancellor announced a more flexible furlough scheme and an extension of the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Furlough scheme to become more ‘flexible’ from 1 July From 1 July, furloughed employees will be able to return

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Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to launch on 26 May

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to launch on 26 May

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that the coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will launch online on Tuesday 26 May. The scheme, which was originally announced at Budget, will enable small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick

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CJRS extended as Government detail recovery roadmap

CJRS extended as Government detail recovery roadmap

On 12 May, the Chancellor confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will remain open until the end of October. The announcement follows Boris Johnson’s speech outlining the Government’s response to the next phase of the pandemic. In essence,

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Accessing Coronavirus Business Support

Accessing Coronavirus Business Support

The Government have made available a full range of Coronavirus business support measures to UK businesses, employers and employees. The measures will help those challenged by the outbreak to mitigate the negative impact that it will have. A Government information

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