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End of FurloughWith current furlough arrangements due to end on 31st March 2021, employers are facing tough decisions as to whether to make employees redundant or perhaps look at more creative means to preserve employment.

Covid-19 Virus imageThe Chancellor has announced today that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended to 30 June 2020.

Covid-19The moving target continues ... Cut-off date for eligibility extended to those 'employed' as at 19th March, agreement of 'furlough' in writing required between both parties and eligibility for employees transferring under TUPE.

Covid-19 Lay-offsDo not assume that you will automatically get the 80% funding of salary costs under the Government's Job Retention Scheme.

Covid-19 Short Time workingFor some businesses, implementing short-time working or lay-offs may be the only way to ensure survival in the current exceptional circumstances. This post was updated on 20th March 2020.

Coronavirus - Covid-19The spread of Covid-19 poses some challenges for both employers and employees in respect to sickness absence policies and keeping a business running efficiently. (Updated 18/03/2020)

ET1 Constructive DismissalSir Philip Rutnam, Priti Patel and 'Constructive Dismissal'

HR Blog - Pilon in Settlement AgreementsPILON clauses, largely consigned to history may soon be making a comeback in employment contracts because of changes in the tax treatment of Settlement Agreements.

Ryves Blog - Free plugins are spywareGiving visitors the opportunity to share your content on social media seems like a good idea, as may using free plug-ins to provide this facility. It’s free marketing after all, isn’t it? Unfortunately not, the cost is two-fold.

Ryves Blog - Green padlock not TLS compliant.Websites with and SSL certificate and a re-assuring green padlock in the address bar can still be vulnerable to malicious attacks. Here’s why …

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