Leaving Lockdown: Furlough Wind-Down, Redundancies and a Vaccine Policy

Tuesday, 18 May, 2021
10.30 am
1 hour

As we draw closer to the end of lockdown, many businesses are looking forward to returning to some form of normality. Unfortunately, depending on the industry that your business is in, many may not bounce back as quickly as other sectors.

While some businesses will be preparing for the safe return to the workplace and implementing vaccine policies, others will unfortunately be facing into redundancies.

Part 1: Furlough Wind-Down: What’s Changing?

Although the country is beginning to reopen, many businesses will need to avail of the furlough scheme until its very end in September. In part one of this webinar, we will discuss the recent changes to the furlough scheme, including how the rules are changing between now and September.


  • Changes to scheme eligibility
  • The wind-down of subsidy rates
  • The challenge of reference periods
  • The dos and don’ts of furlough agreements
  • How BrightPay caters for furlough pay

Part 2: Redundancies, Vaccinations and the Workplace

Employers and HR managers have a busy few months ahead, with furloughed employees, redundancies and the return to the workplace all included in their day-to-day responsibilities. In part two of this webinar, we will highlight important tips to remember as you return to the workplace, plus what mistakes you should avoid.


  • COVID-19 & Redundancies
  • Vaccine Policy – Do You Need One?
  • Managing the annual leave backlog

Webinar Information

The webinar takes place on 18th May at 10.30 am and is free to attend for all employers and payroll bureaus.

If you are unable to attend the webinar at the specified time, simply register and we will send you the recording afterwards.