Covid-19 – Latest Guidance from the Government – 6.00pm 10th June 2020

James Williams

Main points from today

  • The PM led the briefing today.
  • He stated that the Government’s 5 tests were still being met.
  • Therefore, from the weekend single adult households will be able to form a support bubble with one other household, which could include overnight stays if necessary.
  • Retail shops can open from Monday 15th June 2020, provided they comply with guidelines.
  • Outdoor attractions, namely zoos, safari parks and drive-in cinemas.
  • All schools will open fully from September, if it is safe to do so.
  • The PM also said that tomorrow, Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, would announce a catch-up programme for schools over the summer.
  • 290,143 positive tests as of yesterday, an increase of 1,003.  41,128 deaths, an increase of 245 from yesterday.

Latest Guidance (employment and business)
New guidance expected on 12th June.

Parents returning to work after extended leave eligible for furlough
People on paternity and maternity leave who return to work in the coming months will be eligible for the government’s furlough scheme, HM Treasury announced on 9 June.  8:00pm, 9 June 2020

CJRS guidance can now be found here:-
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme guidance is here:-
Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Latest Guidance (health)
No new guidance today or over the weekend.

Attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus outbreak
Updated data table to include Table 3: Daily attendance in education settings by year group during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  5:30pm, 10 June 2020

The general school guidance starts here:-
Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings

General Guidance
The general coronavirus guidance starts here:-

James Williams – Solicitor

James Williams

I am a qualified Employment Law and HR Solicitor. I specialise in acting for schools and advise on all aspects of employment law and HR including attending employee meetings, advising senior leaders, conducting redundancy consultations, drafting contracts of employment, advising on policies and procedures and negotiating settlement agreements.