What is a settlement agreement and when are they used?
Settlement agreements are legal contracts used by employers to settle disputes or avoid lengthy contFurlough and Employment Contracts
Can we bring staff back on reduced pay?
The furlough scheme was spearheaded by the government as part of the Coronavirus Job Retention schemFurlough and Employment Contracts
If an employee resigns during furlough, do they get full pay for their notice period?
While an employee is furloughed, a percentage of their wage (up to £2,500 per month) is paid througFurlough and Employment Contracts
Can I bring someone back from furlough into another role?
As of 1st July 2020, employees on furlough can be moved to ‘flexible furlough’. This means thatFurlough 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 haveFurlough and Employment Contracts
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 annualFurlough 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