March 26, 2020

Furlough Q&A

What is Furlough leave?

Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those employees that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis by classifying them as a furloughed worker. (more…)

March 19, 2020

UK employers and COVID-19: how to protect your business in the longer term

The economic impact of corona virus is becoming increasingly stark as businesses face supply chain challenges, reductions in demand and the possibility of forced closures of public facing businesses, such as restaurants, pubs and non-essential outlets.  In order to manage their cash flow, businesses need to consider every way in which they can manage their costs in the short to medium term.  One major cost in many businesses is the cost of employees. (more…)