Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October, the Chancellor announced today (Tuesday 12 May 2020).

  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will continue until end of October;
  • furloughed workers across UK will continue to receive 80% of their current salary, up to £2,500;
  • new flexibility will be introduced from August to get employees back to work and boost economy

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