Monthly Archives June 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

We have been keeping you informed of the Government’s responses to the coronavirus pandemic as they have been released. We would love to hear your feedback and whether there is anything more you would like us to do in these strange times. The Government has announced significant support measures to date and in our last update we informed you of some upcoming changes on the CJRS (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) and the detailed guidance was released last week We are now looking at the 14th update by the government on this topic. The guidance can be found at this link.
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Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self Employment Income Support Scheme

On Friday’s government briefing the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced major changes and extensions to both the Job Retention Scheme for employees and the Self Employment Income Support Scheme. We have outlined the changes to each scheme below.   Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Closure of Scheme to new applicants The scheme will close to new entrants from 30 June. From this point onwards, employers will only be able to furlough employees that they have furloughed for a full three-week period prior to 30 June. This means that the final date by which an employer can furlough an employee for the first
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