Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme

For Reference: The government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support businesses and individuals through the Coronavirus pandemic. On 20 March as part of these efforts the Chancellor announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This funding will be open to all employers with a PAYE payroll scheme that was created and started on or before 28 February 2020, including charities. Employers can apply for grants of 80% of furloughed employees’ (employees on a leave of absence) monthly wage

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Advice on Furlough

Furlough This information was produced 23/3/20, it may change on a daily basis. For furlough to apply, the employee must be sent home without work. This would not apply to employers where the employee continues to work from home. Which employers can claim it? Any business can claim furlough, the only criteria is that you have employees and they are sent home with no work because of the current crisis. Can employers insist on putting someone on Furlough? If you

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Statement from Moira Pringle on Current EIJB Funding

23rd March 2020 Dear Provider For information I am receiving daily emails seeking assurances about payments and contingencies so I wanted to set minds at ease and confirm that with respect to our current financial commitments, any  impact of  Covid-19 on your service will not be an impediment to payment for your organisation. It is in our mutual interests that services remain sustainable and viable going forward – we understand that cashflow can be challenging for providers at the best

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