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What is the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

What is the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

The Government announced the introduction of a temporary job retention scheme, open to all employers starting from 1st March 2020 until the end of June. The objectives are to keep as many workers as possible employed (albeit on a reduced wage) and ensure companies can maintain their skilled workforce ready for when the current crisis...

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Furloughing and apprentices

Furloughing and apprentices

Apprentices can be furloughed in the same way as other employees (providing they were on your PAYE payroll on or before 19 March 2020) and they can continue to train whist furloughed. However, businesses must pay their Apprentices at least the Apprenticeship Minimum Wage/National Living Wage/National Minimum Wage (AMW/NLW/NMW) as appropriate for all the time...

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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Legislation will allow small and medium-sized businesses to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) paid for staff sickness absence due to coronavirus. This refund will cover up to two weeks’ SSP per eligible employee who has been off work because of coronavirus, either because they have the virus or cannot work because they are self-isolating at...

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NCC Benevolent Fund

NCC Benevolent Fund

Supporting the caravan industry since 1976 In March, the NCC Benevolent Fund in partnership with its helpline provider, Care first, delivered it’s first  ‘Mental Health in the Workplace’ session. The sessions are designed to provide an introduction on how to look after your own mental health at work and how to support colleagues who may...

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Social distancing in the workplace – NCC Guidance

Social distancing in the workplace – NCC Guidance

Not everyone can work from home. The government understands that employers and businesses may have concerns about how they can remain open for business safely, and so play their part in preventing the spread of the virus. On the .gov website, there is tailored advice for different scenarios as an example of how social distancing...

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Mental health and wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing

Work-related stress is defined as a harmful reaction that people have to undue pressure and demands placed on them at work. Across the UK, work-related stress accounts for over half of all working days lost to ill health. The law requires employers to tackle work-related stress – not just in the current crisis, but at...

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