COVID19 - Staff

Employees and finding work

Advice for employees

The Government has issued guidance for employees affected by coronavirus, including information on working from home, sick pay and guidance for those furloughed.

Work Zones

Any west Cheshire resident who requires online help and support getting back into employment as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus situation, contact your local Work Zone.

Finding work in west Cheshire.

COVID19 - Apprentices, Employers, Training Providers and Assessment Organisations website sets out guidance for apprentices, employers, training providers and assessment organisations in response to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Local college updates

Warrington & Vale Royal College

Cheshire College – South & West

Reaseheath College and the Reaseheath Business Hub

Also visit the Staff pages for further information and guidance.

COVID19 - Furloughing Staff

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for businesses furloughing staff has been extended until 31 March 2021.

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will now run until the end of March with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked.

Find out if your business is eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19).





COVID19 - Job Support Scheme

The Job Support Scheme, which was scheduled to come in on Sunday 1st November, has been postponed until the furlough scheme ends.