Will the Furlough scheme be extended?

By February 24, 2021Uncategorized

It is being reported that the Chancellor is preparing to extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which is due to end on 30 April 2021. The extension, expected to be announced in the Budget on 3 March 2021, will allow workers to remain on furlough into the Summer, before the scheme is phased out. This will be part of a package of continuing measures to support businesses, including an extension of the business rates holiday for the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors which is due to end on 31 March 2021.


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