Furlough and Redundancy: Jurisdictional Comparison for Ireland, Guernsey and Jersey

The governments of Ireland, Guernsey and Jersey have created payroll co-funding/subsidy schemes in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The rules and eligibility criteria are different in each jurisdiction, as are the laws on furlough, variation of terms, redundancy and collective consultation.

In this advisory, we have sought to help businesses with employees in one or more of these jurisdictions to understand the nuances and distinctions that exist under the respective laws.

 

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GUERNSEY
Louise HallManaging PartnerT +44 (0)1 481 748909louise.hall@walkersglobal.com
Sarah AshSenior CounselT +44 (0) 1481 748 935sarah.ash@walkersglobal.com
Victoria PrattSenior CounselT +44 (0)1481 748 938victoria.pratt@walkersglobal.com

IRELAND
Susan BattyePartnerT +353 1 863 8541susan.battye@walkersglobal.com
Jennifer BassettAssociateT +353 1 470 6667jennifer.bassett@walkersglobal.com

JERSEY
Daniel ReadSenior CounselT +44 (0) 1534 700 764daniel.read@walkersglobal.com
Niall MacDonaldSenior AssociateT +44 (0)1534 700 885niall.macdonald@walkersglobal.com