The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) changes from 1 October 2020.

The UK Government will pay 60% of wages up to a cap of £1,875 for the hours the employee is on furlough.

Employers will pay ER NICs and pension contributions and top up employees’ wages to ensure they receive 80% of their wages up to a cap of £2,500, for time they are furloughed.

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will close on 31 October 2020.

When the scheme closes on October 31, you must decide to either:

For further information please visit the GOV.UK website.

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