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Job Retention Scheme

EXTENSION AND CHANGES TO THE CORONAVIRUS JOB RETENTION SCHEME (CJRS)

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has now been extended until the end of September 2021.   From now until June 2021 the government continue to pay 80% of a furloughed employees wages for hours not worked up to a cap of £2,500.

More on extended furlough scheme

Most employers who are eligible will be aware that the furlough scheme (the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) has been extended.

CJRS Claims deadline

With the nationwide lockdown coming to an end and tiers being re-introduced there are a lot of changes happening which may distract you from upcoming business support deadlines such as the CJRS Claims Deadline.

Changes to support measures for businesses impacted by COVID-19

With the second lockdown now in place across England, and many businesses required to close, the government has announced changes to the support measures available including the Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme), Bounce Back loans and local council grants.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) commonly known as the furlough scheme will be extended until the 30 April 2021. The most recent update (further extending the life of the scheme) was announced by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 17 December 2020. 

Delay of Job Retention Bonus

Following the extension of the CJRS, it has been confirmed that the Job Retention Bonus will not be paid in February. The government will instead redeploy a retention incentive at the appropriate time. 

COVID-19: Furlough scheme extended and further support announced

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), (which was due to end at the end of October), has been extended for another month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked up to a maximum of £2,500.

Changes to the job support scheme

On Friday 9 October, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak announced an extension to the Job Support Scheme (JSS). The expanded scheme will include additional support for employees of businesses that are forced to close because of local or national lockdown measures. 

SUMMER STATEMENT: A PLAN FOR JOBS

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak delivered a speech to Parliament that he called a plan for jobs.  Describing the Covid-19 pandemic as the biggest threat to this country in decades he announced a number of measures intended to support jobs and boost the economy.

SUMMER STATEMENT: A PLAN FOR JOBS

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak delivered a speech to Parliament that he called a plan for jobs.  Describing the Covid-19 pandemic as the biggest threat to this country in decades he announced a number of measures intended to support jobs and boost the economy.

COVID-19: Changes to the furlough scheme from 1 July 2020

Following the government’s announcement earlier this month regarding changes to the furlough job retention scheme from 1 July 2020 until 31 October 2020, detailed guidance has now been released explaining the changes.  

COVID-19: Job Retention Scheme Flexible Furlough Checklist

To help you prepare for the next, flexible stage of the furlough scheme we have prepared a useful checklist of the key dates and the steps you need to take to prepare.   

COVID-19: Employees on parental leave can access furlough scheme after 10 June deadline

Changes to the furlough scheme mean that parents on statutory maternity and paternity leave who return to work in the next few months will now be eligible for the government’s furlough scheme even after the 10 June cut-off date for new entrants.