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Government extends further support to businesses affected by COVID-19 - October 22, 2020
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Under increasing pressure from business groups, local authority leaders and the public, the Government has decided to extend several of its existing support measures to help businesses across the UK –…
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Government issues new guidance on the Job Retention Bonus - October 5, 2020
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Employers will be able to apply for the Job Retention Bonus (JRB) between 15 February 2021 and 31 March 2021. This one-off taxable payment to employers offers £1,000 for each eligible employee that was…
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Download the Government’s guide to the Job Support Scheme - September 28, 2020
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Many businesses have welcomed the news that the Government will introduce a new scheme to support them with their employment costs once the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ends. The new Job Support Scheme…
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Chancellor announces new Job Support Scheme and package of business support measures - September 24, 2020
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The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced a new job protection scheme and a range of new business support measures. Announcing his Winter Economy Plan at a hastily arranged statement in the House of Commons,…
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Government to reinforce COVID Secure guidance with new direct legal obligations - September 24, 2020
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To ensure workplaces that remain open prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Government will introduce a direct legal obligation for businesses in England that requires them to follow the latest guidance…
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Hospitality industry faces new restrictions to curb second wave - September 24, 2020
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In recent weeks, many businesses within the hospitality sector have been enjoying a relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. However, from 24 September 2020 pubs, bars and restaurants will have to close at…
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Event and conference re-openings no longer allowed to go ahead - September 24, 2020
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Plans for the phased reopening of stadiums, business events and conferences on 1 October will now no longer go ahead. The Government’s ‘rule of six’ will also be extended to indoor team events and…
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Government introduces legal duty to self-isolate, with big penalties for employers that prevent staff from following the rules - September 24, 2020
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Speaking in the House of Commons, the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced a legal duty to self-isolate for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 or are asked to do so by NHS Test and Trace….
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Government reinstates advice to work from home ‘if you can’ - September 24, 2020
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The Prime Minister has reinstated the advice for people to work from home if they can, following an increase in the incidence of Coronavirus in recent weeks. The advice, which was first issued in March…
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HMRC sends thousands of letters to employers for ‘incorrect’ CJRS claims - September 24, 2020
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been writing to thousands of employers, asking them to review the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) claims they have already made for errors – often without…
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Oct
Government extends further support to businesses affected by COVID-19

Under increasing pressure from business groups, local authority leaders and …
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12
Oct
Chancellor expands Job Support Scheme and grants to businesses facing new COVID-19 restrictions

The Chancellor has announced that the Government will expand the new Job Support …
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Winter Economy Plan

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced a new job protection scheme and a range of new...

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