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Following the budget last week, the Government have announced that Furlough will be extended beyond April until the end of September 2021, albeit the Government contributions are changing.
The following National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage increases are set to take effect from April 2021:
The overview of the scheme states: If you cannot maintain your workforce because your operations have been affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19), you can furlough employees and apply for a grant to cover a portion of their usual monthly wage costs where you record them as being on furlough.
Job Support Scheme Update The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), commonly known as Furlough leave ends on 31 October 2020. This is to be replaced by the Government Job Support Scheme, which is due to come into force on 1 November 2020. On Thursday...
COVID-19 Update: September 2020 – The Government has announced the successor to the Flexible Furlough Scheme by way of the Job Support Scheme. The details of the scheme have still not been published. However, a summary of what we know at present is outlined below. This however, is subject to change once the full details are provided.
Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme – It has been announced that additional funding will be available as part of the Kickstart scheme to help businesses in the heart of the South West to recover from the impact of Coronavirus.
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme July 2020 Update – The Government issued further guidance on 12 June 2020 in respect of the changes to the Furlough scheme.
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS): Update and Hot Topics – The CJRS will cease on 31 October 2020. However, it will close to new members on 30 June 2020, so the last date employers can furlough employees is 10 June 2020.
The Employment Law and HR Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) – The purpose of this document is to provide information and guidance with regard to the questions raised from an employment law perspective. It looks to answer questions commonly asked and also deal with common scenarios.
Coronavirus Job Protection Scheme Frequently Asked Questions – Since the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 23rd March, the Government has introduced a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Leave).