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Presented by Richard O'Dair, 36 Group


A)     Nature and Importance of the Scheme (link with scheme for the self employed

B)     NB not up an running till end of April

C)     Who Qualifies

a.     Employees

b.     Workers

c.     Those on zero hours contracts

d.     Agency Workers

e.     Those paid through umbrella companies????

D)     Maximum of £2,500/month or 80% of wages

a.     Effect on those on minimum wage

b.     Effect on those on short time working

E)     Problematic Issues -

i.     Those made redundant after 28.2

ii.     Those who left under compromise agreements after 28.2

F)     Employers who prefer not to furlough

a)     Because they want to keep at work

b)     Because they prefer to dismiss

G)     Employees who want to be furloughed

H)     Collective Consultation

About our presenter

Richard O'Dair specialises in employment law and Human Rights, representing both employers and employees.

Richard has appeared in a number of important cases including the case of Seldon v CJW in in the Supreme Court [2012] and more recently cases about freedom of religion in the workplace and a case about a whistle-blower in an NHS Trust where the damages claimed were over £1 million.

Richard’s particular strength is his ability and willingness to immerse himself from an early stage in long drawn out litigation giving important advice on matters of evidence and tactics. He is particularly skilled skill in drafting correspondence and pleadings and in advising on witness statements. He relates well clients (both Respondent and Claimant) and to witnesses from differing backgrounds.

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CPD - 0.5 hour (SRA A2)

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Live feed using Zoom with Video, Power Point and Audio.

Recording format - mp4 with MS Power Point Slides.

Download files are availble to view for 12 months. You can also download files to your computer with no restrictions to upload to your device.

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Presentation materials and a live login link will be emailed prior to the webinar. Questions are either submitted by email or via the webinar interface via a chat box.

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HMRC and the Furloughed employers scheme

Webinar - Recrorded Wednesday 15th April