5th April 2020
The government will issue further guidance on the mechanics of claiming the payment in due course. It says it expects the scheme will be up and runnning by the end of April.
It is recommended to read the full guidance (see link below) and in the meantime, some key highlights that were in the ‘what we don’t yet know’ category are highlighted here:
Furlough Leave Period
Employment Law will still apply
Read the full guidance here.
Please note: Nothing in this article constitutes legal advice and we are not liable for any reliance on the information provided. This is a rapidly changing subject, and whilst correct at the time of writing, circumstances may have changed since publication. Please refer to Gov.uk for up-to-date advice on the Government’s response to this issue.
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