Details of Flexible Furlough Scheme Released

On Friday night HMRC released details of the flexible furlough scheme.  The most significant change is that the minimum three-week period for furlough has been removed (as of 1 July 2020).  There is no minimum period, although any claim through the CJRS portal must be in respect of a minimum one-week period (i.e. employers can only put

Parents returning to work after extended leave eligible for furlough

The Chancellor has announced that parents on statutory maternity and paternity leave who return to work will be eligible for furlough scheme even after 10 June cut-off date. We confirmed yesterday that Employers who had not already furloughed a member of staff who they may want to furlough in the future had until yesterday (10

Deadline Day for Employers

Employers have until today to furlough any member of staff who hasn’t already been furloughed. Employers who have not already furloughed a member of staff who they may want to furlough in the future have until today, Wednesday 10 June 2020, to do so in order for the current three week furlough period to be