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Category Archives:Job Retention

More than 400,000 employers supported by furlough scheme in last month of operation, figures reveal

More than one million workers and over 400,000 employers were still supported by the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) in its last month of operation, the latest figures reveal. Read More

October: the last month to handle CJRS claims

As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), otherwise known as the furlough scheme, ended on 30 September 2021, October marks the last month in which employers will need to handle the related claims. Read More

Buoyant firms return £1.3 billion furlough cash to Treasury

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), or furlough, closes at the end of September and has benefited millions of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Employers: call for furlough scheme to be introduced to working parents while schools are closed

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) states that working parents with children, who struggle to balance their work-life and childcare, should be put on the furlough scheme whilst the schools are closed. Read More

CJRS: Deadline for November claims fast approaching

Claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for November must be submitted no later than 14 December 2020, it has been cautioned. Read More

Businesses return £215 million furlough payments to the Government

According to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), more than £215 million of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) payments have been willingly returned to the Government by UK firms, out of £35.4 billion worth of claims up until 16 August. Read More

HMRC confirms unused Employment Allowance can be used to reduce other tax costs

Employers who delay their Employment Allowance claim and have unused Employment Allowance available at the end of the tax year “can use this to reduce other tax costs”, it has been confirmed. Read More

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – the next steps

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as the furlough scheme, was recently extended until October, with no changes until August. But what happens next with the scheme? Read More

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