COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme up and running
20th April 2020
Job Retention Scheme
The Government’s Covid-19 Job Retention Scheme went live today, with businesses able to claim up to £2,500 a month towards staff wages.
The job retention scheme, announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak as part of a package of support to protect jobs and businesses, allows employers to claim for a cash grant of up to 80% of a furloughed employees wages, capped at £2,500 a month.
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