The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October, the Chancellor announced yesterday.
- Furloughed workers across the UK will continue to receive 80% of their current salary, up to £2,500.
- From August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.
- The employer payments will substitute the contribution HMG is currently making, ensuring that staff continue to receive 80% of their salary, up to £2,500 a month.
Further details on implementation will be made available by the end of the month.
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