The new Winter Economy Plan
September 25th, 2020

Job Support Scheme A new 6-month scheme starting from 1 November 2020. This scheme has been designed to support viable jobs and employees must work at least one-third of their hours, paid as normal, in order to qualify for the scheme. The government and employer will then each cover one-third of any remaining hours the […]

Contact details or else…
September 25th, 2020

Hospitality trades are now mandated to collect the contact details of customers. Which logically assumes that if a customer refuses to provide this information they must be turned away? The contact details required include: name contact number date of visit arrival time departure time, if possible All collected data must comply with GDPR and will […]

Winter Economy Plan – Business Help
September 24th, 2020

Mr Sunak has made some initial announcements about the support available for businesses going forward.  No doubt we will get more details soon, but here are some highlights: The Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) will end on 31st October.  The Job Support Scheme will offer grants of up to £698 per person per month for reduced […]

Are you ready for NHS COVID-19 app?
September 22nd, 2020

Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, cinemas and other venues across England and Wales are being urged to download QR codes to prepare for public rollout of new app. The NHS COVID-19 app is currently being trialled and will launch on Thursday 24 September in England and Wales, including QR check-in at venues QR codes will be an […]

Travel corridors
September 17th, 2020

It is almost impossible to keep up with changes to overseas territories that require us to self-isolate when returning to the UK from a holiday or business trip. The government have coined the phrase “travel corridor” to provide a focus for countries that are considered COVID hot spots – and therefore exempt or removed from […]

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