The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – or Furlough – runs until 30th September 2021.  Find out more in a series of articles and webinars to support employers.

Introduced last year to help protect jobs and support employers who might otherwise have had to make staff redundant – including apprentices – during the pandemic, the Scheme has broadly enabled businesses to claim a portion of employee wage costs each month with the Government initially covering 80%.  However, this financial support has been steadily reducing since July whilst employers contributions have been increasing to 10% and now 20% of actual wages, NI and pension contributions.

As we approach the end of furlough and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, we can signpost to information available to help support employers –

Further Reading –

Webinars –