Chancellor announces changes to the CJRS

To ensure we are providing you with as much support and information regarding the Government’s Coronavirus initiatives, here are the latest updates regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for furloughed employees.  During the government briefing on Friday 29th May, Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed the changes to the CJRS, in line with the easing of lockdown restrictions and the extension of the scheme until the end of October.  Under the current scheme, the Government will pay back to the employer 80% of each furloughed employee's salary, up to a maximum of £2,500 per employee, plus the National Insurance paid, as [...]