A Final Kick In The Teeth For The Excluded

In a final kick in the teeth for many self-employed and PAYE company directors who were excluded from the government’s COVID financial support, it has now been confirmed that the Treasury expects to recover only £1 of every £4 fraudulently claimed during the pandemic. Unbelievably, this means writing off £4.3bn of the £5.8bn of taxpayer […]

Recruitment Firm Accused Of Furlough Fraud

We all know someone who was required by their managers to keep on working whilst furloughed, despite it being against the rules.  Many companies did this so it’s good to see this BBC investigation which is probably just the tip of the iceberg. Secret recordings obtained by File on 4 and The Times newspaper appear […]

029 Holiday Entitlement For Furloughed Temporary / Agency Workers

This podcast builds on the earlier podcast done with Paul Chamberlain of JMW Solicitors looking at holiday for agency workers.  Today we are joined by Lewina Farrell, a specialist legal advisor to the recruitment sector, to specifically look at the issue of whether agency workers were entitled to holiday pay whilst on furlough.  We cover […]