Monthly Archives February 2021

The Job Support Scheme — What Does It Mean for You?

The government's Furlough scheme will be ending in just a couple of weeks, although conditions are still a long way from perfect for businesses. Its replacement is going to be the Job Support Scheme — but what does this offer, and what does it mean for you? The Situation as Furlough Ends The Furlough scheme began in April, backdated to 1st March, to support businesses forced to close down wholly or partly due to the pandemic. Initially, the government paid 80% of furloughed workers' salaries, although that's gradually decreased. This was obviously only ever meant to be a temporary measure,...
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