Post-furlough whistleblowing claims

As the country emerges from Covid-lockdown restrictions, there’s been an increase in discussion about furlough fraud and the government’s robust approach to dealing with this. The most common types of fraud are likely to be: requiring an employee to work… Read on

Furlough abuse explained

In March 2020, the government introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). This enabled businesses to keep employees on the payroll, rather than make them redundant due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The scheme allows any full-time employee… Read on

Can you be fired while on furlough?

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as ‘the furlough scheme’, has been extended until 30 September 2021. The amount of grant available to employers under the scheme will stay the same until 30 June 2021 and reduce thereafter.… Read on