The original guidance issued on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been completely silent on the question of holidays and we’re still waiting for further clarification from government.
This leaves employers in the difficult position of having to make decisions about their employees’ holidays, and in particular forthcoming Bank Holidays, without knowing how this may affect furlough periods and their right to claim a furlough grant.
UKWA Associate Member, Citation, has explored the current government guidance and outlined some potential options in a new free guide which you can access below.
Citation has also put together a wider toolkit of essential resources that can help safeguard your business against COVID-19, which includes all their latest guidance. To find out more, click here to visit Citation’s website.