Targeted measures to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 omicron variant take effect from today, Tuesday 30th November.
In this update:
- face coverings
- isolation rules
Read more: BEIS Bulleting 30 November 2021
The number of people on furlough fell to a record low during its last month of operation, according to new statistics published today (4 November).
Figures show a further 210,000 employees came off the scheme in September – and around half of the 1.1 million people still being supported were on flexible furlough working some of their hours.
Insolvency Service data also showed redundancy notifications remained low throughout September.
Since the end of April, as restrictions started to ease, 2.4 million people have left the scheme as the economy has reopened.
Read more: Furlough