Job Retention Scheme extended to the end of June

Article date
17 April 2020
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

The government has today extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until the end of June 2020. Intially, it was expected to be available backdated from 1 March until end of May 2020 (3 months). The Chancellor has extended this period to allow for the continuing social distancing measures announced yesterday, which will come as a welcome relief for employers who are considering furloughing staff.

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