UK: Updated FAQs, as Furlough Scheme Is Extended into 2021

NOTE: This article (as linked below) was updated on November 13, 2020.

Back in March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an unprecedented package of measures, including a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Since then, the CJRS has been extended and modified in an ad hoc fashion, resulting in it becoming very complicated. The latest extension to the furlough scheme was announced in November 2020 and will run until March 2021.

Detailed guidance on the furlough extension was published on 10 November but, as always, a number of grey areas remain. Click here for our FAQs summarising the furlough scheme as it stands. 

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