Date: 24/03/2020 | COVID-19, Healthcare, Commercial Property, Corporate & Commercial, Employment & HR, Dispute Resolution, Energy & Natural Resources, Environment & Regulation, Planning, Residential Development, Infrastructure & Projects, Health & Safety, Construction, Business & Professional Services, Blogs
Key elements of Scheme:
The expression “furloughed” means “on leave of absence”. An individual designated as furloughed, will continue to be an employee with all employment rights.
You can read further practical information on how to furlough employees in our separate briefing note or contact Alan Strain if you have any questions.
The Government has published information on support for business, which contains sections on the Job Scheme:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses#support-for-businesses-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme
This note is based on information available as at 23 March 2020.
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