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In relation to a temporary agency worker who is furloughed under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme (CJRS), can their employer still claim for the agency worker’s wage costs under the CJRS if the agency worker is not prevented from carrying out work for another employer?

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Published on LexisPSL on 07/04/2020

The following Employment Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • In relation to a temporary agency worker who is furloughed under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme (CJRS), can their employer still claim for the agency worker’s wage costs under the CJRS if the agency worker is not prevented from carrying out work for another employer?

For information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme (CJRS), see Practice Notes: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (original version to 30 June 2020) and Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (original version to 30 June 2020)—FAQs.

Information on the CJRS is provided in the form of:

  1. guidance for employers: Claim for your employees’ wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

  2. guidance for employees: Check if your employer can use the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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