HR Update: Lockdown, Furlough and Business Grants – 5th Nov 2020

[Information edited from various sources including CIPD & Gov.uk E&EO. Please seek professional advice. Information is correct at the time of writing, and subject to change.]

With a National Lockdown starting 5th November, there are some things to consider and to get in place. Statements from the Government site are in Italic.

Going to work

To help contain the virus, everyone who can work effectively from home must do so.

This means a change to the contract for those not already working from home. It will also need a Risk Assessment to be undertaken. If one had been done previously, ensure it is re-checked for any changes needed.

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HR Update: Covid-19: Furlough, Job Support Scheme, Redundancy, Data Protection; Year-End Holidays; Brexit: Right to Work Checks – 14th Oct 2020

[Information edited from various sources including CIPD & Gov.uk E&EO. Please seek professional advice. Information is correct at the time of writing, and subject to change.]

Furlough Ends on 31st October – What’s next?

The Job Retention Scheme closes at the end of October, so now is the time for identifying what the next steps are and consulting with staff.

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