Guidance on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Guidance on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The government has published new guidance on the coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme. Under this scheme employers furloughing staff during the coronavirus outbreak can claim a grant covering 80% of the wages for a furloughed employee, subject to a cap of £2,500 a month. The government has announced it will also cover the employer national insurance and minimum auto-enrolment pension scheme contributions employers pay on the wages they must pay their furloughed staff.

Source: Guidance: Claim for your employee’s wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; and

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