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The government published two sets of guidance on the coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS) on 26 March 2020:
guidance for employers: Claim for wage costs through the coronavirus job retention scheme, and
guidance for employees: Check if you could be covered by the coronavirus job retention scheme
These were updated on 4 April, 9 April and 15 April, and on 15 April the government also published a Treasury Direction.
For further information, see:
HMRC publishes updated employer and employee guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme
HMRC publishes second update to employer and employee guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme, and
Treasury gives legal effect to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and updates guidance a third time
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