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

Gov.uk 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

From 1 July 2021, the government will pay 70% of wages up to a maximum cap of £2187.50 for the hours the employee is on furlough.

Employers will top up employees’ wages to make sure they receive 80% of wages (up to £2,500) in total for the hours the employee is on furlough. The caps are proportional to the hours not worked.

Find out more about how the scheme is changing.

Claims for furlough days in June 2021 must be made by 14 July 2021.

 

 

 

 


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.