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Monthly ArchivesMarch 2020

Coronavirus – Annual Leave change of rules

The government announces it is allowing workers to carry over up to four weeks (not 5.6 weeks) annual leave into the next two leave years. See government announcement   If anyone needs guidance on annual leave or any other employment law/contract matter please call our office on 01259 211210

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Coronavirus – self employment income support scheme

The following information is kindly provided to us, for information purpose, by Nick Dott, McDaid & Partners, (Nick Dott Business Asssociate.   The Chancellor on Thursday evening announced a new self-employed income support scheme, to provide further support to the self-employed through the Coronavirus pandemic. Who is the scheme ...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The following information has been helpfully provided by Nick Dott, Chartered Accountant, McDaid & Partners ( and one of our Business Associates: We would stress that the following isn’t finalised or official guidance yet, but we hope that it is useful to understand how the treasury and HMRC are planning ...

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COVID 19 – Proposed help for Freelancers and Self Employed

  Proposed help for ‘Freelancers’ and ‘self-employed’ An amendment has been proposed to the Coronavirus Bill which, if accepted, would bring into being Statutory Self-Employment Pay. This would mean that “freelancers” and “self-employed” would receive guaranteed earnings of: a) 80% of their monthly net earnings, averaged of a period of ...

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COVID 19 – Support for businesses

Please see below, a link to helpful guide to Employers from HMRC: If you need any specific advice about your business please call the office on 01259 211210

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Coronavirus – Government wages help

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces that 80% of wages, up to £2,500 a month, for employees unable to work due to the coronavirus pandemic will be paid by the Government.   It is understood that:   - this will apply to firms who have already laid employees off provided the lay-off ...

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COVID 19 – Guidance

Please find below some further answers to recent questions posed on our helpline:   I confirm that if an employee self isolates (without symptoms) on medical advice (received from NHS 24 on 111 or their GP) then they will be entitled to receive Statutory Sick Pay. The Government has indicated ...

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**** Current advice for employees regarding COVID-19 **** If an employee is given a written notice to self-isolate, typically by a GP or by 111, then they will be deemed, in accordance with the Regulations, to be incapable of work and are therefore entitled to be paid statutory sick pay. ...

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