Tag: Furlough

Janet Jacks Blog – Furlough Scheme Extended

As England entered a second lockdown, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak again appeared in the House of Commons to announce he would be extending the furlough scheme until March 2021 – which is well after the current lockdown is due to end at the start of December. He told the Commons that the government will review the policy in January. The scheme

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Job Retention Bonus to be paid for furloughed staff

Companies will be able to claim a one-off payment of £1,000 for every eligible employee they furloughed and claimed for through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and keep continuously employed until at least 31 January 2021. Those eligible for the scheme do not have to pay this money to their employee. Instead, they can claim the bonus between 15

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More adjustments to the furlough scheme

Further changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) come into force from 1 October. From that date, HMRC will pay 60% of usual wages up to a cap of £1,875 per month for the hours furloughed employees do not work. Employers must continue to pay furloughed employees at least 80% of their usual wages for the hours they do

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Friday Roundup 24th July 2020

The news from the week ending 24 July 2020 Sarah Palmer – COO Simon Jordan – Marketing Kerry Wale – The Payroll & Furlough Queen Below are the notes from the podcast On this week’s Friday Roundup we have… Intro from Simon No update from Janet this week as she has been allowed a much-needed weeks holiday! Sarah Update from

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Flexible furlough scheme now up and running

UK businesses are now able to bring furloughed staff back to work part time as part of the government’s plan to kickstart the economy. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has helped protect more than 9.3 million jobs through the pandemic, with employers claiming more than £25.5 billion to support wages. The change to the rules came into force on

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