ChamberConnect: The Job Retention Scheme Changes

ChamberConnect is a series of interactive virtual events which have been designed to support businesses and their staff through the current Coronavirus crisis.

These events will allow you to learn, ask questions and stay up-to-date on a variety of topics which will be affecting your business at such an uncertain time.

 

Tune in via video conference app Zoom to hear from Oliver Tasker, Partner at Wilkin Chapman

The Chancellor announced that changes to the Job Retention Scheme will take effect from August 2020, but what impact will this have on businesses and furlough?

Oliver Tasker, Partner at Wilkin Chapman, will explain the new Guidance including furloughed workers being able to return to work part-time and employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.

About Oliver Tasker, Partner at Wilkin Chapman

Oliver qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and has specialised solely in employment law since qualifying. He joined our Lincoln employment team in 2013 and was made a Partner in November 2018.

Oliver predominantly advises employers across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK on all aspects of employment law and his aim is to provide effective and practical commercial advice to ensure that the clients’ aims are achieved to develop a long lasting relationship.

Oliver and the employment team at Wilkin Chapman have been extremely busy advising businesses on the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on their workforce including options such as short time working, lay-offs, redundancy planning, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and furloughed workers. With the situation and Government advice changing daily the need for practical employment law advice is paramount.

Oliver regularly represents clients in the Employment Tribunal, delivers bespoke training to businesses and presents internal and external seminars and podcasts on a broad range of employment topics.

A FREE workshop funded by ERDF Collaboration 4 Growth (C4G project) in collaboration with Lincoln BIG.
This is a FREE workshop for all businesses, however priority will be given to those businesses in the eligible Collaboration 4 Growth areas of West Lindsey, City of Lincoln and North Kesteven.
Only businesses who are both operating and registered within Lincoln, North Kesteven and West Lindsey are eligible to receive up to 12 hours of business support at no cost thanks to the project funding from the European Regional Development Fund.

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