Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

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As part of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the current system will change as from 30th June 2020. For the changes that are going to happen over the next couple of months please see the below –

  • From 1st July, you’ll have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part time, you can decide the hours and shift patterns they work to suit the needs of your business – you’ll pay their wages for the time they’re in work and can apply for the CJRS grant to cover any of their normal hours they are still furloughed.
  • From 1st August, you will need to contribute towards the wage costs of your furloughed employees until the scheme ends on 31st October. The cost to your business will be as follows –
    • August – CJRS will continue to pay 80% of wages while the employers will take on pension contributions and employer’s NIC if applicable.
    • September – CJRS will pay 70% of wages while the employers will take on 10% plus pension contributions and employer’s NIC if applicable.
    • October – CJRS will pay 60% of wages while the employers will take on 20% plus pension contributions and employer’s NIC if applicable.

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