End of employment
Conciliation service Acas has experienced a marked increase in calls to its helpline on the subject of redundancy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Furloughed employees will be entitled to redundancy pay based on their normal wages, not their furlough rate, from tomorrow (31 July).
Funds claimed from the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme can be used to pay for notice periods that go above and beyond the statutory minimum.
A new bill was reintroduced in parliament this week that aims to give pregnant women and new mothers added legal protections against redundancy.
Employers could be unwittingly breaking the law by calculating redundancy payouts based on furlough pay, rather than an employees' full salary, employment law specialists have indicated.
Organisations thinking of dismissing staff due to closure or a downturn in business because of the coronavirus should first consider the support the Government and financial institutions have offered them, the governor of the Bank of England has urged.
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