Month: June 2020

A joint statement from the G4 business groups

FOLLOWING the publication of the policy letter outlining the proposed approach to anti-discrimination legislation, the island’s business groups welcome the changes made by the Committee for Employment & Social Security (ESS) and the significant amount of work done to date on this project. We have always been clear in our support for appropriate anti-discrimination legislation, and over the last two months, the G4 and the CIPD have been able to consider these revised proposals and the policy letter due for debate in July. We have been keen advocates for the adoption of the Jersey system as we believe this has …

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States agrees to continue financial support measures for worst hit sectors

The payroll co-funding scheme and other financial support measures will continue beyond June 30th to support sectors that are expected to face significant ongoing pressures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The payroll co-funding scheme is being continued until at least the end of September for businesses that are still experiencing a significant downturn in the following sectors. They can continue to apply for either 80% or 100% of the minimum wage for employees depending on the extent to which the business is impacted. The expectation is that businesses within these sectors that are more reliant on tourist trade will be …

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