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Furlough and Employment Contracts

Can we bring staff back on reduced pay?

With their agreement yes. This is a major change of terms for the employee so you cannot do this wit

Furlough and Employment Contracts

If an employee resigns during furlough, do they get full pay for their notice period?

This depends on their notice entitlement. Whether they are entitled to statutory or contractual noti

Furlough and Employment Contracts

Can I bring someone back from furlough into another role?

It depends on the terms of the other role and what you intend to protect from the persons original r

Furlough and Employment Contracts

Can we change terms whilst people are on furlough?

Yes, all employment law remains the same. If you need to make a change you need to check if you have

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Should my staff be ready to work when on furlough?

Yes, they are still employed and so for example, they cannot leave the country without taking annual

Furlough and Employment Contracts

Can I bring people back from furlough earlier than planned?

Yes, if you are able to run safely and need your employees, they can be called back to work.

Furlough and Employment Contracts

Can we keep people on furlough until the end in October?

Yes, as long as you agreed this with staff when they first went onto the furlough. If the agreement

Furlough and Employment Contracts

Will payment in lieu of notice be paid from furlough?

No. The scheme is intended to keep people in work, not to pay a lump sum to terminate employment