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13th May 2020

COVID-19: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme now extended to end of October

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has now been extended until the end of October, the chancellor has announced.

Rishi Sunak said the furlough scheme, which pays 80% of an employee’s salary up to £2,500 a month, will remain unchanged until the end of July.

From the start of August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.

More specific details and information around its implementation will be made available by the government by the end of this month.

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