Furlough Fraud; Returning to Work; Holiday Pay in Relation to Furlough

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 3 July 2020
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Furlough Fraud; Returning to Work; Holiday Pay in relation to Furlough

Some businesses are asking furloughed workers to work, despite this being in direct contravention of the job retention scheme’s rules, research has found – with one expert calling this a “blatant abuse of the system”.

A poll of 2,000 furloughed employees across the UK found 34 per cent had been asked by their employer to commit furlough fraud by carrying out their normal duties despite their employers claiming from the government’s coronavirus job retention scheme.

In this webinar recording Scott Alexander from Legal Island & Seamus McGranaghan from O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors, discuss furlough fraud, the 30 day confession window, issues around returning to work and answer your

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This article is correct at 03/07/2020

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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