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Kickstart Scheme

As part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs, the Kickstart Scheme aims to provide 6-month work placements for 16-24 year olds who are unemployed and currently on Universal Credit. What jobs can be created? Organisations of any size and based anywhere in the UK can apply for funding to create placements. The placement you want…

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Job Support Scheme

Rishi Sunak’s plan for the winter includes the Job Support Scheme, which was outlined in a basic format on the 24th September 20.  With 12% of the UK’s workforce currently on partial or full furlough leave, the Job Support Scheme aims to stem the tide of redundancies as the furlough scheme comes to a close…

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Job Retention Bonus

As part of Rishi Sunak’s ‘Plan for Jobs’, the Job Retention Bonus was devised to encourage businesses to continue the employment of their furloughed staff once the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme comes to a close at the end of October. What is the payment? The bonus constitutes a one off, £1,000.00 payment per member of…

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Flexible Furlough Scheme

On Friday the 12th June, the Government (very quietly) confirmed the updated guidelines for the Job Retention Scheme that will be effective from the 1st July- now known as the Flexible Furlough Scheme (we had to laugh at the acronym). Some key information has been officially confirmed: From the 1st July, employers are able to…

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Government Update re JRS & SEISS

On the 29th May 2020, Rishi Sunak (Chancellor of the Exchequer) laid out government plans to extend the Self-Employment Support Scheme as well as confirming the next steps in the evolution of the Job Retention Scheme which is currently supporting around 8.4 million employees across the country. Job Retention Scheme Timeline The changes hinted at…

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Job Retention Scheme Update

On the 12th May 2020, the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that the UK’s Job Retention Scheme will be extended by 4 months to the end of October 2020- great news for the 7.5 million people and over 1 million businesses currently covered by the furlough scheme, but the extension brings with it some changes from…

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