Furlough Scheme changes announced in the Budget

In his Budget on 3 March 2021, Rishi Sunak announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is being extended and changing again, for what is likely to be the last time. Furlough ends on 30 September The end date for the furlough scheme has been pushed back from 30 April to 30 September 2021, at […]

UPDATE: Important changes to the Government Furlough Scheme

The Government has published their updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Whilst the majority of the scheme remains the same as when the furlough scheme was first announced, there are some important changes to the scheme as follows: Any eligible employee can be furloughed regardless of whether they have been furloughed previously. […]

Employment and Tax Incentives in the Chancellor’s Summer Statement

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a range of employment and tax incentives in his Summer Statement aimed at speeding the recovery of the UK from the economic effects of Coronavirus.  These measures range across several different sectors, helping businesses and increasing consumer confidence. Furlough Staff Retention Bonus The Chancellor reiterated in his speech that […]