The Extended Furlough Scheme At-a-glance

Everything We Know, So Far

Please Note: All information correct at time of writing on 5 November 2020. We do our very best to make sure our information is as up to date as possible, but we’d encourage you to check the government website for updates as they happen.

The government is extending the CJRS to support individuals and businesses who are impacted by disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) this winter.

It came as a surprise to many when, on 31 October, Boris Johnson announced that the furlough scheme was going to be extended nationally. Even more surprising was Rishi Sunak’s announcement on 5 November that the extended furlough scheme will continue to the end of March 2021 (with a review planned in January)

Although the second lockdown in England started on 5 November, the scheme was extended with effect from 1 November. The extended scheme runs nationally, so includes Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland too.

While we’re still waiting for full guidance from HMRC on the exact details of how the extended scheme will work, our Employment Law experts have created an at-a-glance overview of what we know, so far.

Download this guide to find out:

  • what financial support is available
  • who is eligible to make a claim
  • agreeing with your employees to put them on extended furlough

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