Updated to reflect the introduction of the Job Support Scheme from 1 November 2020.
Updated to reflect government guidance on the position of frontier workers already working in the UK by 31 December 2020.
Updated to reflect that the Job Support Scheme will operate from 1 November 2020, following the closure of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Updated to reflect that employers will not be able to submit claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme after 30 November 2020.
Updated to reflect that the student visa replaced the tier 4 (general) visa from 5 October 2020.
Updated to reflect that apprenticeship frameworks cannot be used for new apprenticeships starting on or after 1 August 2020, and that non-levy-paying employers can now set up an apprenticeship service digital account.
Updated to refer to new Regulations providing that the calculation of a week's pay for the purpose of statutory notice pay and statutory redundancy pay should be based on the employees' normal full pay, not reduced furlough pay.
Updated to reflect government guidance on the position of foreign nationals whose visa expires but who have been unable to leave the UK due to coronavirus.
Practical guidance on carrying out collective redundancy consultation with a remote workforce, when employees are on furlough or working from home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including electing employee representatives and conducting the consultation process.