Ringing in the Furlough Changes
14th August 2020
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On 1st August the Job Retention Scheme changed so that the Government continued to pay 80% of wages up to a cap of £2,500 for the hours an employee is on Furlough with employers taking over the NIC and pension contributions from the Government

From 1st September it will change again – the government will pay 70% of wages up to a cap of £2,187.50 for the hours the employee is on furlough. Employers will pay ER NICs and pension contributions and top up employees’ wages to ensure they receive 80% of their wages up to a cap of £2,500, for time they are furloughed

There are more changes to come for October – the last month of the Job Retention Scheme (at the moment!)

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