Covid -19 and Employment

Managing Employment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Government has extended the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme until 30 September 2021. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Furlough Leave Agreement ( available here ) and the Flexible Furlough Agreement Letter ( available here ) templates have been updated and are now available to use for the new extended Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme announced by the Chancellor on 3rd March 2021.

These documents are designed to help employers manage the variety of employment issues that have emerged during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme section below includes Guidance Notes on what employers need to do in order to qualify for the scheme and information on furlough and redundancy. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Furlough Leave Letters for employees and directors are also available.

Many employees will now be working from home. To assist employers in providing the best homeworking practices a Homeworking Policy for employees, a Data Protection Policy for Homeworking and a Homeworking Policy for Volunteers (Charities) are available.

Employers remain responsible for the Health and Safety of their employees whilst they are working from home. H&S Guidance Notes On Working From Home During the Covid-19 Pandemic, a Covid-19 Homeworking Risk Assessment Form and a Homeworking H&S Policy are also available.

As the information and documents in this group are subject to changes, please regularly check the updated documents section on Your Account page to ensure that you are using the latest versions of the documents.

These Managing Employment During the Coronavirus Pandemic Documents are part of the Employment Documents Folder. Just £35.00 + VAT will provide you with 1 year's unlimited access to download all/any documents from the Employment Documents Folder.