Covid-19 Important Update to Furlough Scheme


HMRC have announced that the qualifying date for the Job Retention Scheme (i.e. Furlough Leave) has been changed from 28 February 2020 to 19 March 2020.

This therefore means that to qualify, an employee has to have been on the employer’s pay roll on or before 19 March 2020.

For specific advice with regards to Furlough Leave, please contact a member of our team.  Contact our experts on our dedicated Employment helpline 0161 694 4155 for assistance.