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New law to ensure furloughed employees receive full redundancy payments

Share This Post Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Government brings in law to ensure furloughed employees receive statutory redundancy pay based on their normal wages, rather than a reduced furlough rate. Source: New law to ensure furloughed employees receive full redundancy payments New law will ensure that furloughed …

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The below is taken from https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is a temporary scheme open to all UK employers for at least three months starting from 1 March 2020. We expect the scheme to be up and running by the end of April. It is designed to support employers whose operations have been severely …

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‘Jack’s Law’ – new legal right to paid parental bereavement leave

Parents who suffer the devastating loss of a child will be entitled to 2 weeks’ statutory leave. Note: this new legislation applies to Great Britain only and not to Northern Ireland Working parents who lose a child under the age of 18 will get 2 weeks’ statutory leave the new legal right to 2 weeks’ …

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Scottish Budget Date Set

The Scottish Government’s budget will be published on 6 February 2020, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has announced. It comes after the UK Government confirmed their budget would be delayed until 11 March 2020. Mr Mackay said: “The UK Government’s approach to the Scottish Budget has been completely unacceptable and has shown a disregard for devolution …

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