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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - employee furlough scheme

Business Support

The Government online service is now open for you to make a claim and has been designed to be simple to use. Apply by 22 April to receive money before the end of the month.

Key details:...
1) General details about furloughing your staff here- https://tinyurl.com/y9vp2rxv - a maximum of £2,500 and 80% of an employee's salary.

2) AS AN EMPLOYER you should have been e-mailed your log-in details to the HMRC portal which will be predicated upon your PAYE details.

3) There are due to be about 5000 people manning the call-centre support hotline and the portal is designed to be able to cope with 450,000 applications an hour. Please be aware that demand may be very heavy in the short term.

4) The government advises it will be able to process applications in about 6 days.

To access the service with log-in details visit https://tinyurl.com/ybl3mcyn

20 April 2020