COVID-19 FAQs: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and furlough leave
Private health and social care
The Government announced the launch of the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), where employers can “furlough” staff and HMRC will reimburse up to 80% of the employee’s wages, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month.
Housing Case Law Update - August 2020
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
The government’s planning reform: Planning for the future
The government published the much anticipated white paper on 5 August 2020, which focuses on the reform of the English planning system. We summarise the key aims, the changes proposed and what they mean for housing providers.
Gearing up for the resumption of possession cases - part 2
CPR PD55C makes temporary rules that will apply between 23/08/2020 and 28/03/2021 for existing possession claims, as well as new claims issued within specific timelines. We consider the position for social housing providers in relation to each category.
Gearing up for the resumption of possession cases – part 1
We review the latest developments to social housing providers preparing for the anticipated lifting of the stay on possession proceedings: the new Practice Direction on dealing with possession cases and the opening of Nightingale Courts.