Flexible Furlough

Flexible Furlough From 1 July Under Revised CJRS

Flexible Furlough From 1 July Under Revised CJRS   Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will apply a month earlier than expected. From 1 July the scheme will allow part-time working, but staff must have been furloughed by 10 June to be eligible. The Chancellor has announced the government’s plans to change the CJRS which…

Statutory Sick Pay

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Rebate Scheme Launched

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Rebate Scheme Launched The Statutory Sick Pay Reclaim Scheme will be open to employers who had fewer than 250 employees as at 28th February and also had an active PAYE scheme as at that date. The Coronavirus outbreak has introduced two new reasons, into the SSP regulations, for incapacity. These are:…

Furlough scheme

Furlough scheme cut-off date extended to 19 March

Furlough scheme cut-off date extended to 19 March Thousands of more employees will able to receive support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) after the eligibility date was extended to 19 March 2020, the government announced today. eligibility cut-off date for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended to 19 March 2020 the change will mean…

Flexible Furlough

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – FAQ’s

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – FAQ’s The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will allow employers to reclaim 80% of the salaries of any employees who have been reclassified as ‘furloughed’ workers, up to a cap of £2,500 per month. This will be paid in the form of a grant provided by the government. The definition…

Flexible Furlough

Update – Job Retention Scheme

We understand that HMRC has advised that PAYE directors ARE included in the Job Retention Scheme for furloughed workers. This is on the same basis as other employed workers but will not include dividends. In addition, directors must not be working – ie fee-earning – but can carry out admin and compliance functions. If customers…

Flexible Furlough

Job Retention Scheme

HMRC have issued more guidance regarding the job retention scheme which answers some of the questions that were raised following the initial announcement. Key points include: Employers can claim 80% of furloughed employees’ normal salary, up to £2,500 a month, plus the associated Employer NI and minimum auto-enrolment employer pension contributions. Employees hired after 28…

Covid 19 Payroll Briefing

Covid 19 Payroll Briefing   The Government has declared the coronavirus – Covid 19 to be a “serious and imminent threat to public health” and that it is highly likely that the virus will become widespread.    It has been estimated that up to 20% of the UK workforce may be off sick at the…

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Employers Allowance Changes from April 2020

Employers Allowance Changes from April 2020   Since April 2014, certain businesses are eligible to claim an Employment Allowance. This allowed businesses to reduce their employer National Insurance bill by up to £3,000. From 6 April 2020, this is being increased to £4000pa but there are also changes that mean larger businesses who currently benefit…