'Now I don't know what Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, will say later in terms of self-employed and the furlough scheme for them, but I think there is a general overarching message here that we've had a very generous furlough scheme in place to help people through these extraordinary times and to ensure that businesses' overheads could be covered.' … [Read more...] about Firms must pay 20 per cent of wages for furloughed staff from August, Rishi Sunak will say today as he starts to wind down massive bailout despite fears of a wave of redundancies
Business groups and trades unions welcomed the changes to the scheme. Mike Cherry, the chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses, said: “By providing employers with the adaptability they’ll require as businesses adjust to a new normal, and bringing forward the flexible furlough launch date, the government is giving hope to small firms right across the UK.” … [Read more...] about Rishi Sunak confirms furlough scheme to be gradually withdrawn
Matt Hancock says employers should pay staff wages if they need to self-isolate due to track and trace … [Read more...] about Self-employed scheme changes: Everything you need to know after Rishi Sunak’s announcement
If your boss wants you to work, you have to be furloughed for at least three weeks before it reemploys you. And if it furloughs you for subsequent periods, these always have to be for at least three weeks. … [Read more...] about How furlough changes could affect your pay as Rishi Sunak expected to make announcement on scheme
Environment Secretary George Eustice says the government has a 'series of steps' to move people off its furlough scheme and back into work … [Read more...] about Furlough scheme update: What did Rishi Sunak say in the announcement today?