WEEKLY UPDATE 13 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月13日

WEEKLY UPDATE 13 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月13日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
This week we focus on the main schemes available to help employees, workers, the self-employed and small businesses through the pandemic. Help for workers & employees  Extended Job Retention Scheme (‘furlough’) – for workers unable to work due to partial or full closure of their workplace The Government will cover 80% of wages for hours not worked, up to £2,500 per month. Employers must pay National Insurance and pension contributions. Employees can work part-time - employers must pay normal pay for all hours worked.  The employee must have been on the payroll before 30.10.2020.    The Job Retention Scheme will last until 31.3.2021. Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – for employees unable to work due to sickness, self-isolation or shielding SSP is payable if you are an employee with average earnings…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 6 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月6日

WEEKLY UPDATE 6 NOVEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年11月6日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
The 3 Tier Alert system has been suspended and replaced with a set of national restrictions lasting 5.11.2020 - 2.12.2020.  The key points are:  1) You must stay at home except for  Work – if you cannot work from home  Education and childcare Shopping for essentials  Exercise  Medical appointments  2) Indoors including private gardens, outbuildings eg sheds You must not mix with people who are not part of your household or support bubble Exceptions  You may go into someone else’s residence  To carry out emergency work (eg electricians, plumbers)  For childcare  For provision of care to a vulnerable person  To visit as a volunteer To assist someone to escape injury or harm 3) Outdoors You may go out for daily exercise or to visit public places (for example parks, canals)…
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