WEBINAR: Furlough Leave and the extension of its availability

WEBINAR: Furlough Leave and the extension of its availability

Join Shakespeare Martineau Partner, Rhys Wyborn, for an insight into Furlough Leave and the extension of its availability.

On 20 March 2020, the government announced a new package of business support measures to help businesses during the economic crisis created by COVID-19. An important part of the package is the Corona Job Retention Scheme, also referred to as ‘Furlough Leave’.

This webinar will cover:

  • Key details of the scheme & common questions that arise
  • What should employers be considering should the scheme not be extended beyond June 2020?
  • Where may redundancies need to be considered?

This webinar is open to Life Science businesses who are seeking to learn about furlough leave and wish to ask questions directly to the experts.

WHEN: Wed, May 13, 2020 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
DURATION: 30 minutes
PRICING: Free of Charge

This free to attend webinar will be held as part of the SoLSTICE programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Click here to be redirected to further information about the project. This event is classed as State Aid to participating businesses, the value of which is £65, but is delivered completely free of charge to participants.

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Speaker: Rhys Wyborn, Partner, Shakespeare Martineau

Rhys is an employment law specialist helping employers manage their staff and HR issues from recruitment through to termination of the employment relationship, with everything in between! Specialisms include: – handling disciplinary and grievance issues; defending unfair dismissal and discrimination claims; redundancy and business reorganisations; TUPE transfers and corporate support; drafting bespoke employment contracts and HR policies. He is also regularly instructed to advise on severance agreements for senior executives and other employees, including the drafting of terms and negotiating matters to a conclusion. Rhys also provides training on HR issues via seminars and forums and bespoke training events for clients including Mock Tribunals and managing investigations.


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