The Government has just announced a targeted furlough scheme. The finer details are to follow but we know that:
- It will be available for businesses forced to temporarily shut by law due to COVID restrictions.
- The Government will pay 2/3 of employees’ wages – capped at £2100 per month.
- It will run for 6 months from 1 November 2020.
- Employees must be furloughed for a minimum period of 7 days.
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