COVID-19 update on new measures to help businesses through the winter

  • Posted on: 1 October 2020
  • By: ali

In recent weeks I’ve spoken to many business owners who are keen to make sure they get the appropriate support during these unprecedented times. One of the most common questions I am asked is around will the Coronavirus / Covid-19 Job Retention Scheme continue, or will there be anything to replace it?

October 2020 is the last month under the furlough government Contributions – Job Retention Scheme. Wage caps are proportional to the hours not worked.

Furlough Government Contribution Wages (CJRS):
60% up to a cap of £1,875 in October 2020