Revised Furlough Leave – 2nd November 2020

Revised Furlough Leave

 

2nd November 2020

 

  • The Job Support Scheme has been suspended until the start of December; possibly later.

 

  • Workers, including Employees and Agency Workers, can now be placed on Furlough Leave.

 

  • It is not necessary for a worker to have previously been placed on Furlough Leave.

 

  • The new Furlough Scheme is the same version as August 2020; the Govt pays 80% of the workers’ wages, the Employee pays the 13.8% Employers’ NI and also pension contributions.

 

  • Workers can be either full time or flexi Furloughed, and need to sign an appropriate agreement; see attached.

 

  • Workers can take leave during this period.

 

  • Employers can force workers to take leave during this period, as long as twice as much notice is given as the amount of holiday taken.

 

  • All leave must be paid at 100%.

 

  • Furlough Leave can be used for workers who are working their notice, but it must be paid at 100% of their contractual rate of pay.

 

Flexible Furlough Agreement Nov 20

Furlough Council Agreement Nov 20

 

Kind regards

 

Chris Moses LLM Chartered FCIPD

 

Personnel Advice and Solutions Ltd

Tel: 01529 305056

Email: p.d.solutions@zen.co.uk

www.personneladviceandsolutions.co.uk

Published research can be viewed at   https://ssrn.com/author=2701127

 

 

 

Posted Friday, 4th December 2020