Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

By now, a lot of us will be aware of the fact that furlough has once again been extended. The Chancellor announced in his March 2021 Budget that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended for a further 5 months and will now end on 30 September 2021....
Penalties for overclaiming under CJRS

Penalties for overclaiming under CJRS

We knew it was coming, but HMRC have just announced the penalties that they have the power to impose for employers who overclaim for furloughed workers under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). So, its been a while (as I have been swamped with work), but this...
Penalties for overclaiming under CJRS

Redundancies are coming…

Sorry for my absence over the last few days, fee earning work has gone crackers.  There has definitely been a real shift and most businesses are now looking at restructuring their staffing structures and reducing head count, which means one thing – redundancies.  Have...
Penalties for overclaiming under CJRS

The F-Word – looking forward – collective consultation

Following on from my break last week I am refreshed and ready to go. This week we will talk about all things collective consultation. For those of you who may trigger the obligation to collectively consult for redundancies, then this is a must. I will give you some...
Penalties for overclaiming under CJRS

Where do the days go?

I sit and write this after my virtual Parish Council meeting on my sofa, bottom half in PJs and top half in workwear (blouse, not hi-viz and hard hat!) way past any reasonable time to be thinking work, and I realise that the merge has begun. That slow creep of work...