Government furlough scheme set to close

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be ending on 30 September 2021.

Claims for furlough days in August 2021 must be made by 14 September 2021. Claims for September must be submitted by 14 October 2021 and any amendments must be made by 28 October 2021.

For claims relating to August and September 2021, the government will pay 60% of wages up to a maximum cap of £1,875 for the hours the employee is on furlough.

For all claims from 1 July 2021, employers must top up their employees’ wages to make sure they receive 80% of their wages (up to £2,500) for the hours they are on furlough. The caps are proportional to the hours not worked.

Find out more at www.gov.uk/government/publications/changes-to-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme

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