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There is, on the face of it, nothing to prevent an employer giving notice of termination, in accordance with statute and the contract of employment, to an employee who is on furlough under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme (CJRS). See Practice Notes:
Statutory minimum notice
The CJRS is designed to support employers whose operations have been severely affected by coronavirus.
To date, information on the CJRS has been provided in the form of:
guidance for employers
guidance for employees
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