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Overview of the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The UK Government has published further guidance and The Coronavirus Act 2020 Functions of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) Direction (the “Direction”) in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”). The Direction is available here and the guidance is available here, here and here. This blog post covers similar ground to, … Continue Reading

The French Government Responds to COVID-19

COVID-19 Q&A Partial unemployment Confronted with the outbreak of the COVID-19, in order to avoid massive contract termination, employers rely on the possibility to use the French partial unemployment scheme. Please note that the hereunder information is likely to be amended and adapted in accordance with current legislative and regulatory developments. Partial unemployment scheme Question … Continue Reading

UK Government announce Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Over the past few days, the UK Government has announced various measures to assist employers/businesses protect jobs in these exceptional times. We have received a number of queries about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in particular. The Government has currently provided the following information about the scheme: Any UK employer can take part in the … Continue Reading

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