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Furlough Scheme Changed

Furloug Scheme Changed 1st July 2021

The Government contribution towards the furlough scheme changed as of the 1st July 2021. From 1st July, the level of grant reduced with employers now contributing towards the cost of furloughed employees’ wages. To remain eligible furloughed employees must still be paid 80% of their wages (up to a cap of £2,500) for the time … Read more

Budget 2021

Budget 2021

As part of the Budget released 3rd March, 2021 the UK Government has announced further support for employers and the self employed. Help for Employers: The personal tax allowance will increase from £12,500 to £12,570 for the new tax year 2021-22 and the plan is to keep it at this level until 2026. The higher … Read more

November 2020 lockdown

Job Support Scheme

The help for the self employed and businesses affected by the November 2020 lockdown has been updated. Self Employment Income Support Extension The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant extension provides critical support to the self-employed in the form of 2 further grants, each available for 3 month periods covering November 2020 to January 2021 and … Read more

Job Retention Scheme Update

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It has been announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until March 2021. This is a 5 month extension to the original scheme which will support employers keep employees over the winter months. Workers across the United Kingdom will benefit from increased support with a five-month extension of the furlough scheme into … Read more

Job Retention Scheme Extended

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In light of the increased restrictions introduced to curb the coronavirus pandemic, the UK government have announced the job retention scheme will be extended, this is one of the additional economic measures to support both employers and employees. Latest changes The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which was due to end on 31‌ October, will now … Read more

Job Support Scheme

Job Support Scheme

The Job support Scheme will replace the currently running Furlough Scheme. The Government has released further plans to offer continued support the nation during the current Coronavirus pandemic. Job Support Scheme HM Treasury has published a factsheet setting out the details of the Job Support Scheme, as announced in the Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan. The … Read more

Job Retention Bonus

Coronavirus Job retention bonus

The Job Retention Bonus is a one-off payment to employers of £1,000 for every employee who they previously claimed for under the scheme, and who remains continuously employed through to 31 January 2021. Eligible employees must earn at least £520 a month on average between the 1 November 2020 and 31 January 2021. Employers will … Read more

Flexible Furlough

Flexible Furlough COVID-19 Coronavirus

As of the 1st July, 2020 the furlough scheme is to change to allow flexible furloughing. This will mean that employers can bring staff back on a flexible, part time basis. So far the furlough scheme has helped protect more than 9.3 million jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, with companies claiming over £25.5 billion for … Read more