As the Covid-19 pandemic stretches on, employers continue to face significant challenges to their business and their workforce. Many are now turning their minds to how they can get their workforce back into the workplace.
The UK is now not only Brexiting, but splitting from within in how it deals with COVID-19 and exits from a draconian lockdown: Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland must continue to “Stay at Home,” while those in England must merely “Stay Alert."
The UK government announced measures to help workers and employers, including a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This article - updated May 5, 2020 - summarises the grant, which is available to all UK employers, based on current guidance.