Tom Gilbart and James Hurd analyse tricky aspects of furlough

21st April, 2020

In the latest video from the 9SJS Employment Insights, Tom Gilbart and James Hurd have focused on the tricky aspects of the furlough scheme as well as providing an extremely useful update. 

They focus on:

  1. Notice periods and furlough;
  2. Whether you can re-employ an ex-employee to furlough them;
  3. Adding clauses to a furlough agreement which purports to permit the employer to lay off an employee after a furlough period; and
  4. How the doctrine of frustration interacts with furlough.

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