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Coronavirus Furlough Scheme: Questions & Answers

Posted on: Apr 15,2020

The Coronavirus Furlough Scheme applies to all workers who were on the PAYE payroll on or before 28 February 2020. Workers hired after 28 February 2020 cannot be furloughed.  Your employer can pay full pay but will only receive a refund from the Government of 80% of your wages up to a maximum of £2,500 per month. Your existing contractual right to pay does not change so your employer must fund the difference. What this means is that there should be no difference to your regular pay. Your employer cannot use the grant to fund benefits. You must be paid the entire amount without deductions for fee’s or administrative charges etc….Read more

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