Tuesday August 11, 2020
For the road ahead

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme


From today, furloughed workers can return to work on a flexible, part time basis.

Employees are still be entitled to receive at least 80% of their reference pay (subject to a cap of £2,500 per month) for non-working time (pro-rated against any working hours).

However the financial support from the Treasury will be phased down from 1 August, with employers meeting the shortfall. Employers will also have to pay employees in full for any hours they work from 1 July.

HMRC have now released detailed guidance on how claims can be made for periods from today: Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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