September 2020

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On September 24th 2020, Rishi Sunak announced that the government will cover up to two thirds of workers' wages if their hours have been reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is hoped that the ‘Jobs Support Scheme’ will help to reduce the millions of job losses expected when the furlough scheme ends on October 31st 2020. Announced as part of a wider Winter Economy Plan in the Commons this afternoon, Sunak also covered other [...]
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With many people furloughed, COVID-19’s lockdown has had many revaluating their professional skills and whether there’s more they can do to enhance their skill set. Contractors will want to be an attractive candidate for clients once things return to normal, and may therefore be considering updating their skills. But before you take on a new training course, who will foot the bill? In this blog we explore what you’re able to claim for when it [...]