Since the original announcement, and as further public health restrictions have been announced, the Job Support Scheme has been altered. In a statement to parliament yesterday, Chancellor for the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced further significant changes to the Job Support Scheme. Find out everything you need to know here.
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The Chancellor Rishi Sunak was today (24 September 2020) in Parliament to announce the next phase in the economic response to coronavirus, with the aim of protecting jobs and supporting the economy. The new "Jobs Support Scheme" will come into force in November effectively replacing the existing Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
With a series of major Scottish and UK employers announcing large scale job cuts in recent times, we look at what employers and employees need to be aware of in a redundancy situation.
The oil industry is a key employer for the UK. However, the ongoing strain of a subdued oil price is taking its toll. Recently EnQuest have advised that they will be cutting 80 jobs at the Sullom Voe oil terminal in Shetland. Here we take a look at settlement agreements & what you need to know in relation to the oil & gas sector in Scotland.
Confidentiality in employment contracts: government looks at reform of law on non-disclosure agreements
Following a spate of scandals the Westminster government has issued a consultation document seeking views on new measures to prevent the misuse of non-disclosure agreements with workplace harassment or discrimination. What could this mean for employers and employment contracts?