HMRC will go after company directors for furlough fraud

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HM Revenue & Customs has published a draft legislation where it warned it will impose a penalty on directors and sole traders who deliberately flout the rules of the government’s coronavirus furlough scheme. HMRC will recover the payments with penalties where recipients were not entitled and payment is not used to pay employees under:  the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS); the … Read More

COVID-19 Job Retention on Furlough Q&A

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Q: If an existing employee is furloughed and they seek additional employment with another company temporarily - are they able to remain on furlough with us? A: If employees have more than one employer they can be furloughed for each job. Each job is separate, and the cap applies to each employer individually. Employees can be furloughed in one job ... Read More

Advice On What To Do If An Employee Is Suspected To Have Come Into Contact With Covid-19

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What to do if an employee becomes unwell and believes they have been exposed to COVID-19 If the person has not been to specified areas in the last 14 days, then normal practice should continue. If someone becomes unwell in the workplace and has travelled to China or other affected countries, the unwell person should be removed to an area ... Read More