Ride-hailing giant Uber must pay its workforce at least the legal minimum wage and holiday pay after a Supreme Court ruled that its drivers are “not self-employed”.
According to a report by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the Kickstart Scheme has supported over 120,000 young people find employment, since its launch in September 2020.
Claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for November must be submitted no later than 14 December 2020, it has been cautioned.
Businesses have just days left to make a claim for staff furloughed in November, with the deadline ending on 14 December 2020.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has received 54,800 tax relief claims from individuals for working from home using a new online portal.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has warned businesses to get “their data right” or face delays receiving grants under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).
Government launches £2 billion Kickstart employment scheme to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs
The Government has launched the landmark £2 billion Kickstart employment scheme, which is set to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for young people.
Almost one in three businesses (29 per cent) expect to make redundancies in the next three months, according to the latest research from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Totaljobs.
There are a number of Government support measures to help businesses through the coronavirus pandemic, as well as various business tax obligations being deferred. However, it can be difficult to keep track of all of the dates, deadlines and requirements, with many being amended, delayed or deferred over the past few months.
The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as the furlough scheme, was recently extended until October, with no changes until August. But what happens next with the scheme?