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Last Updated, 24 March, 16:45 The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is now in place until 30 September 2021 (CJRS Extension) and will enable employers to claim 80% of employees’ wages up to £2,500. Employers will still need to pay employers’ National Insurance and pension contributions. Both full and flexible furlough options are available and the […]

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) has been extended until 31 March 2021. The introduction of the Job Support Scheme and the Job Retention Bonus have been postponed indefinitely. Please see Extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for further details. Eligible employees can continue to have their wages subsidised. Key dates and details of the available schemes […]

The Chancellor’s summer statement on 8 July 2020 announced a number of measures to support, protect and create jobs. These measures are said to amount to up to £30 billion of support and, in addition to support aimed at employers generally, include specific support for the hospitality and leisure and the housing and construction sectors. […]

Updated: 11:30, 24 September 2020 Latest Updates: Details have been published of the Kickstart scheme; a fund which can be drawn upon by employers when creating new job placements for young people. HMRC guidance on what to do if an employer has claimed the incorrect amount under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been clarified. […]

On 26th March 2020, and following on the heels of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a scheme to support self-employed individuals affected by the Coronavirus outbreak (the “Scheme”). The Scheme will enable self-employed persons to apply to HMRC for taxable grants to cover most of their average monthly trading […]

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