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Our advice on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and our guidance on how employers should respond in the UK and internationally.

The changing status of COVID-19 in the UK and internationally is raising numerous employment issues for organisations. The Government has introduced a number of measures including the Coronavirus Act 2020, the  Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, a job retention bonus and financial support for self-employed to help UK organisations manage and sustain their workforces during this difficult period. The government has announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until 30 April 2021.

We have produced a set of useful FAQs on the Government’s Job Retention Scheme and you can view the official guidance for employers here. Further guidance on workforce planning during the coronavirus pandemic is available below.

If you have further questions, or if you would like our support with your policy stance or any specific situation related to the new Government guidance, please do get in touch.

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