Watch now | Farewell to furlough: is your business ready for the next phase?

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The Chancellor's announcement on Friday 29 May of the Government's plans to wind down the furlough scheme means that businesses need to make urgent decisions about what they do next.

Some businesses are experiencing a gradual recovery as lockdown restrictions are eased, and may well wish to bring furloughed staff back to work part-time from July. Others will not be able to bear the costs of contributing to furloughed staff's National Insurance and pension contributions from 1 August, nor a percentage of their wages from September. Businesses may well need to implement redundancies, changes to terms and conditions and other cost-cutting measures. But in unprecedented times and uncharted legal territory, how should they go about it?

Watch the full recording below to hear our Employment team's explanation of the legal implications following the latest Government update.  

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Jane Amphlett and Alex Mizzi, from the Employment team, led a webinar on Friday 5 June talking you through key practical and legal issues for businesses, including:

  • De-furloughing staff and agreeing part-time return from furlough
  • Changing working hours and job functions
  • Making redundancies 

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Please note:

This webinar gives general guidance and an overview for workplaces in England but is not intended to be legal advice.

The situation in relation to COVID 19 is developing rapidly: we have sought to ensure that the contents are accurate as at 5 June 2020 but you are advised to check for the latest information.

Please get in touch for advice on any specific situations.



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