The Government further updated its Guidance on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention scheme once again on 30 April 2020. What are the changes?
Important information for Employers and Employees The Government has now announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is to be extended until 30th June 2020 after having originally scheduled to end on 31st May 2020.
TREASURY DIRECTION – HMRC The Treasury has issued a Direction to HMRC under powers issued by the Coronavirus Act 2020 to make the relevant payments due under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This will be the definitive guide on how the Job Retention Scheme works.
The recently introduced Tax-free Childcare scheme, which replaces the current childcare “salary sacrifice” voucher scheme from next year, is a major boost to working parents although its overall benefits remain to be seen. There is no obligation on employers to get involved as the scheme will operate directly between parents and the Government.
The dangers of ill-advised posts on social media sites were at the centre of a recent employment tribunal hearing. What is more the Tribunal found that the dismissal of the long-serving employee with an exemplary record was fair.