Government Coronavirus Hub – Updated Information on Support for Businesses

Take a look at the new Coronavirus business hub on GOV.UK with updated government information on support for UK businesses. Over the weekend the Cabinet office has provided further clarifications on some of the queries that we have been sending them, including:

• Confirmation of what should form the basis for furlough pay for employees furloughed on return from (maternity/paternity/shared parental/adoption/sick/parental bereavement) leave;

• Confirming employees subject to TUPE transfer/ business reorganisation/ payroll
consolidation can be furloughed

• Confirming position for contractors in scope of IR35 in the public sector

• More information on what information employers need to claim the grant

• Clarifying circumstances where an employee shouldn’t be furloughed by multiple

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