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Furlough Leave: New Treasury Direction 22 May 2020

Author: Edwin Coe

Published: 26 May 2020

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On 15 April 2020, the Government published a Treasury Direction on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme). This was updated last Friday (22 May 2020) and the full updated Direction can be found here but in summary, these are the major changes and clarifications.

These changes look at: Sick Leave, Director’s Duties and Occupational Pension Schemes, Agreement in Writing, Training whilst on furlough and unpaid leave, Pay, Transferring employees, Duration of the Scheme.  

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