Welcome to our page for COVID-19 payroll resources. There are so many guides floating around for each scheme it’s hard to keep track.
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Gov.UK Collection of guidance – https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-job-retention-scheme
Pay back overclaimed CJRS – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pay-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme-grants-back
Old versions of guidance – https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/search/result/?q=job+retention+scheme&site=
Furlough letter templates – https://www.acas.org.uk/furlough-letter-templates
Gov.uk collection – https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/kickstart-scheme
Find a Kickstart gateway – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/find-someone-to-apply-for-a-kickstart-scheme-grant-on-your-behalf
SSP Enhancement – https://gov.wales/covid-19-statutory-sick-pay-enhancement-scheme
Working from home tax relief – https://www.gov.uk/tax-relief-for-employees/working-at-home
Each government within the United Kingdom has issued their own guidance in terms of restrictions that apply to their areas. You can find the links to details for each below.
Scotland – Local Protection Levels – https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-protection-levels/
Wales – Firebreak – https://gov.wales/coronavirus-firebreak-frequently-asked-questions
England – Local Alert Levels – https://www.gov.uk/find-coronavirus-local-restrictions
England – National Restrictions – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november
Northern Ireland – Restrictions – https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-regulations-guidance-what-restrictions-mean-you
The Job Retention Bonus has been suspended until an appropriate time at a later date
The Job Support Scheme has been suspended until further notice
Agreement Templates – https://www.acas.org.uk/job-support-scheme/job-support-scheme-agreements
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Where an annual function is provided virtually using IT then the exemption is capable of being met provided all other conditions are also satisfied as the exemption applies to allow for costs of provision which are generally incurred for the purposes of the event itself.