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The Government has updated its guidance on the Extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

We've taken a look at what has changed and what it means for you.


What's changed?


From 1st December, you cannot claim for an employee who is serving notice. That applies even if you are dismissing for a reason other than redundancy or the employee has resigned.  The CJRS grant will not cover payments in lieu of notice either.  A CJRS claim cannot be made for any day on which an employee is on notice of termination of their employment between 1st December 2020 and 31st January 2021, or on unpaid leave or sabbatical between 1st November 2020 and 31st January 2021.


HMRC will publish the names of employers who have made claims under the CJRS in December 2020, and 'an indication of the value of the claim'.  You can only apply to be kept off the list where publication would lead to a serious risk of violence or intimidation.


Remember that claims must now be submitted within 14 calendar days after the month for which the claim is made. So, claims for November must be submitted by 11.59 pm on 14th December.

Do contact us if you have questions.

Employment law and HR update

Our annual update events were held in Manchester and London at the start of June and once again were a great success.  Thank you to all those who attended.

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