Covid-19 Update: Annual Leave

Covid-19 Update: Annual Leave

The Government has announced it is allowing workers to carry over up to four weeks’ (not 5.6 weeks) annual leave into the next two leave years. The (as yet unpublished) forthcoming The Working Time (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 amends regulation 13...
Supporting our NHS Workers

Supporting our NHS Workers

Dear NHS Workers, We are here for you. If you need us out of hours, we will be available. We can SKYPE or WHATSAPP video call ; night, early morning or weekends to fit around your shifts. We want to support you in any way we can. Email: jlodeto@brownssolicitors.com or...
Covid-19 Update: Government Package for Self-Employed

Covid-19 Update: Government Package for Self-Employed

Following on from our blog published on 24 March, the Government has just announced new details of their rescue package for self-employed individuals. The key points that have emerged are: a new self-employed income support scheme will pay self-employed people a...
Covid-19 Update: Furlough Leave

Covid-19 Update: Furlough Leave

The information provided by the Government with regard to furlough leave is very sparse. Furlough leave is not currently recognised in law – it’s just a word the Government have used. Here are a few things we know about the Government’s ‘Coronavirus Job...
BREAKING NEWS : Statutory Sick Pay

BREAKING NEWS : Statutory Sick Pay

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the government will reimburse small employers (with fewer than 250 employees) any Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)  they pay to employees, for the first 14 days of sickness. We understand that this a...