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Administrators, job retention scheme participation and adoption of employment contracts - Re Debenhams Retail Ltd (In Administration) [ChD] 17.04.20 (Unreported)

The proposed actions of administrators in participating in the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and paying sums received under that scheme to furloughed employees would amount to adoption of the contracts of employment under the Insolvency Act 1986 Sch.B1 para.99.
Category: Insolvency » Administration orders. Keyword(s): Employment; Furlough; Adoption of employment contracts; Coronavirus. Area(s) of law: Employment; Litigation; Corporate and Commercial Law.
Source: [2020] EWHC 921 (Ch).

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