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Are Employees entitled to be paid during travel quarantine?

From 8th June, the UK introduced the requirement to self-isolate for 14 days upon return from most overseas travel. The requirement to self-isolate requires those entering the country to remain at their address for 14 days. The requirement is mandatory and those who fail to comply will commit a criminal offence. These rules will have… Continue reading Are Employees entitled to be paid during travel quarantine?

Furlough – How to decide which Employee’s return to work first.

Employers must urgently start planning what happens next in terms of the working arrangements of their furloughed employees. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has recently been extended until 31st October 2020 and from 1st July, will offer Employers greater flexibility in being able to return their Employee's to work who are on furlough leave. But… Continue reading Furlough – How to decide which Employee’s return to work first.

Furlough – My Employee is refusing to return to work

My Employee is refusing to return to work, because their child’s school is not yet open. Surely that’s not my problem is it? The government has been extremely vague about this but says it expects employers to be “reasonable”. The reality is, until working parents can utilise the childcare arrangements available to them pre-lockdown, they… Continue reading Furlough – My Employee is refusing to return to work