Covid 19 -Self Employed Income Support Scheme

Following the widespread uptake of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the government announced that it would also launch a support scheme for the self-employed. Can you benefit? Open. The government’s Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opened for claims on Wednesday 15 May. The scheme allows you to make a claim if your business has been … Continue reading Covid 19 -Self Employed Income Support Scheme

Covid 19 – Update of the Job Retention Scheme

Claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19).Published 26 March 2020Last updated 4 April 2020 — see all updates From:HM Revenue & Customs Contents Who can claimEmployees you can … Continue reading Covid 19 – Update of the Job Retention Scheme

Covid 19 – Relaxation of the statutory annual leave rules.

Regulations have taken effect which amend the Working Time Regulations 1998 to relax the current restriction on carrying forward untaken annual leave. What’s been amended and why? Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR), workers have a statutory right to 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave. The WTR require that at least four of these weeks must be taken in … Continue reading Covid 19 – Relaxation of the statutory annual leave rules.