Half a week’s pay for each full year you were under 22. One week’s pay for each full year you were 22 or older, but under 41. One and half week’s pay for each full year you were 41 or older. Sadly, you won't be entitled to statutory redundancy pay if you haven't been working for your current employer for less than two years. … [Read more...] about Furlough update: Can your employer make you redundant if they can’t pay your wages?
'Now I don't know what Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, will say later in terms of self-employed and the furlough scheme for them, but I think there is a general overarching message here that we've had a very generous furlough scheme in place to help people through these extraordinary times and to ensure that businesses' overheads could be covered.' … [Read more...] about Firms must pay 20 per cent of wages for furloughed staff from August, Rishi Sunak will say today as he starts to wind down massive bailout despite fears of a wave of redundancies
That’s just what’s there. What’s missing is worse, namely, any sense of Marilyn’s own agency. This doesn’t come across as her own cute idea – there’s the sense of a valuable doll being positioned by powerful men, who just want her to tell the world about another powerful man. They pull the cord on her back and make her do “her thing”. They don’t go so far as to make her jump out of a cake, smeared with buttercream, but they might as well have done. When Monroe opens her mouth to sing, it’s in her signature breathless little-girl voice that says in an unspoken way: “Please don’t hurt me, but I know you will”, and the crowd go wild. … [Read more...] about We shouldn’t try to dress up what happened to poor Marilyn Monroe
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