Yesterday, the Chancellor announced his “Plan for Jobs” to help spur the UK’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. A number of measures were announced to protect, support and create jobs. The key employment factors are:
The introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020 temporarily made changes (known as easements) to the Care Act 2014 which took effect on the 31st March 2020. The enactment of these easements allowed local authorities to discharge their usual duties under the Care Act 2014 to help councils meet the demands and pressures caused by Covid-19.
Following on from our previous article which provided information on the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which came into effect on the 1st July, the Government has now issued a further update (01.07.20).