Extension of the Furlough Scheme

On 12 May 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the furlough scheme”) will be extended by 4 months to 31 October 2020.

Full details are to follow but the Chancellor has indicated that:-

Further information including details of what percentage the employer may have to contribute, is expected by the end of May.

Please note the above is for information purposes only and is intended to be a short summary.  It should not be treated as a comprehensive guide and should not be acted on without qualified legal advice.

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Hart Reade are here to help you in Eastbourne, Meads, Hailsham and Polegate.  All departments are fully operational and ready to progress matters quickly.  We can you practical advice on any matters relating to employment.

We advise both employers and employees.  If you would like employment advice regarding the Scheme or any other employment issue please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a telephone/video appointment.

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