With so many measures being publicised in quick succession to tackle the effect of the coronavirus, it is difficult to believe that it was just a couple of weeks ago that the Government first announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to help employers cover salary costs.

While some might feel as though the concept of “furlough leave” has always been with us, given how much it has been talked about, charities are still looking for answers to key questions about how it will work in practice. 

Keeping to the rules when initiating furlough leave is available to read on the Charities Management website. 

Carla is a senior associate solicitor in the charity and social business team. She assists charities, social businesses and other third sector organisations with employment matters - both contentious and advisory - as well as with data protection and GDPR issues. Carla has substantial experience advising on data access requests, Employment Tribunal claims, and mergers and TUPE transfers of employees.