A quick update on the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) previously opined on (see our blog xxx). HM Treasury has announced directions on the modification of the scheme effective i.e. the cut-off date for making a claim under the original scheme I s 31 July 2020.
As such, employers will be able to participate in the original scheme only if a claim had been made under the original scheme and the employee must have been on furlough for at least 3 weeks from a date on or before 10 June 2020. For further information on the operation of the new scheme, qualification for participation and key dates to be aware of clickhere.