Article preview: The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until the end of March 2021. A five-month extension of the furlough scheme comes as England enters a second national lockdown, scheduled to finish on 2nd December. Employees who are placed on furlough will receive 80% of their salary, with a grant funded by the government. An extension to the furlough scheme is designed to provide certainty over the winter months, and designed to protect millions of jobs in the UK.
Extension to furlough and self-employed schemes
This 394-word blog post describes the extension of the furlough scheme until 31st March 2021 and increase in the self-employed income support scheme grant. Written on 5th November 2020.
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