Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

It was announced in yesterdays budget that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until the end of September 2021. The UK Government will continue to pay 80% of employees’ usual wages for the hours not worked, up to a cap of £2,500 per month, up to the end of June 2021. From July, Read more about Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme[…]

Main points from the budget (3 March 2021)

Here are some of the key points from the budget of 3 March 2021: Furlough and Self-employed grant extended until September. Universal Credit uplift of £20 to be extended for a further 6 months. Incentive payments of £3,000 for all new hires of any age. Business rates holiday will be extended until June. National insurance, Read more about Main points from the budget (3 March 2021)[…]

National Minimum Wage and Live In Wage rates from April 2021

The National Live in wage and the National Minimum Wages is set to rise in April 2021. Rates per hour depend on your age and whether you’re an apprentice – you must be at least school leaving age to get it. New rates, which come into effect from April 2020: Year 25 and over 21 Read more about National Minimum Wage and Live In Wage rates from April 2021[…]

Frequently asked questions about Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

You can find everything you need to know about the CJRS on GOV‌‌‌‌‌.UK by searching ‘Job Retention Scheme’, but here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions. What if I’ve claimed too much in error? If you have claimed too much CJRS grant and have not already repaid it, you must notify us Read more about Frequently asked questions about Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme[…]

New filing deadlines for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

To help you plan ahead to meet the monthly deadlines, here’s a list of the key dates you need to know, in order to file your Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claim on time: 14‌‌ January‌‌ 2021 – final date to submit claims for December‌‌ 2020 by 11‌‌:59pm 15‌‌ February‌‌ 2021 – final date to submit claims for January‌‌ 2021 by 11‌‌:59pm 15‌‌ March‌‌ 2021 – final date to Read more about New filing deadlines for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme[…]

HMRC will publish some of the employer’s claim information

HMRC has announced that they will publish some of the employers furlough claim information on gov.uk from December 2020. As part of HMRC’s commitment to transparency and to deter fraudulent claims, they will publish information about employers who claim for December onwards on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The following information will be published on Read more about HMRC will publish some of the employer’s claim information[…]

Furlough Scheme Extended

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked and further economic support announced. Businesses will have flexibility to bring furloughed employees back to work on a part time basis or furlough them full-time, and will only be asked to cover Read more about Furlough Scheme Extended[…]

Amendments to Job Support Scheme

It was announced on Thursday, 22 October 2020, that the previously announced Job Support scheme will be available as 2 options, Job Support Open scheme and Job support scheme closed. When does the scheme start Both schemes will start on 1 November 2020. Who is eligible To be eligible, employers must: be enrolled for PAYE online Read more about Amendments to Job Support Scheme[…]