• Pem Paddick

Forthcoming changes - Legislation changes


30 June 2021

EU Settlement Scheme closes to applicants.New right to work checks will be introduced

1st July 2021

The Government’s grant will reduce to 70% of furloughed employees’ wage costs for their unworked hours at a cap of £2,187.50. Pay for furloughed employees must remain at a minimum of 80% at a cap of £2,500 which means that organisations must contribute 10% up to £312.50 from their own pocket.

1st August 2021

The Government’s grant will reduce a final time to 60% of furloughed employees’ wages for their unworked hours at a cap of £1,875. With the 80% rule still intact, organisations will need to contribute 20% to staff wages up to £625.

1st September 2021

Right to work Checks - It has been confirmed that this temporary provision will come to an end from 31st August 2021. From this date, the usual process as outlined in our in-depth section should be followed.

30 September 2021

The Job Retention Scheme will close.

5 October 2021

The EHRC will start enforcing the publication of gender pay gaps for public and private companies in 2021