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​Making furloughing work for your business – Quest

May 1, 2020 at 9:30 AM- 11:00 AM

UK Chambers and members only

If your business has been adversely impacted by the Coronavirus, the Job Retention Scheme may provide an alternative to ensure you do not lose your talent.

This webinar, organised in partnership with Quest, will help you to gain more in-depth knowledge about furloughing.

Drawing on the latest government guidance and years of HR experience, our experts will explain how furlough interacts with existing employment law and the steps employers need to take to benefit from the scheme.

Moderated by Jane Gratton, Head of People Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce in conversation with Van Chavda, Senior HR Business Partner at Quest Business Services.

A broad range of issues will be covered, including:

Who can be furloughed?
Reaching agreement with employees
Statutory leave
Training while furloughed
Other work during furlough
Pension contributions
Calculating furlough pay
Claiming from HRMC
Ending furlough arrangements

Van Chavda

Van is a Senior HR Business Partner at Quest Business Services. Van has over 11 years HR experience working within various industries including retail, professional services, warehousing and distribution. Over the years, she has operated with key stakeholders and draws her specialist knowledge from this to offer support and guidance to her client base at Quest. In 2008 she qualified with a BA hons in Human Resource Management and went onto complete her CIPD and Masters in Management of Human Resources in 2009 at De Montfort University.

Jane Gratton

Jane is Head of People Policy at the BCC, leading on all aspects of employment and skills policy. She has worked at the BCC since 2017, covering a broad range of business environment issues, including spatial planning, economic development, transport and infrastructure. Prior to joining the BCC, Jane was Deputy Chief Executive at the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce.

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May 1, 2020
9:30 AM- 11:00 AM