If you are worried you have claimed too much or too little from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

If you fear you have claimed too much (or not enough) from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, find out what you need to do next

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COVID19: Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

CJRS has changed. CJRS now falls into two distinct parts with different rules applying. This new version of the scheme is to support the return to work while also being sufficiently flexible to adapt to business needs, as well as those of employees needing time for childcare or to look after other relatives. Here is what you need to know.

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COVID19: Extension to October for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Confirmed

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is the UK scheme to pay wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed today that this scheme will be extended to October 2020.

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COVID19: 11 May 2020 – Updated Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: step-by-step guide for employers

Changes have been made and a new revised version of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: step by step guide has been published by Gov.UK. The guide explains the information that you as an employer needs to provide to claim for your employees’ wages.

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COVID19: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – emerging issues & answers

Updated: 22 April 2020: Following emerging issues about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from HMRC, the ICAEW has released amended guidance. We have updated our “top 10 questions answered” to include these amendments

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COVID19: Furloughing period extended to 30 June 2020

The government have confirmed today that they are extending the period that employees can be furloughed to the end of June. The chancellor has also stated that this period could be extended further. If the lock down restrictions are lifted at the end of May this would allow some businesses to start trading by un-furloughing some staff whilst keeping others on  furlough and have a couple of months of trading before salaries are to be met in full or other action taken. Alternatively, it may be an indication of the lock down period being extended once again.  

Please also remember that the HMRC portal goes live on Monday

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COVID19: URGENT update Job Retention Scheme qualifying date has changed

Change to qualifying start date for employees – The government have given further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS). The qualifying date, when the employee has to have been on the employer’s payroll, has changed from 28th February to 19th March 2020.

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COVID19: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) online portal opens for claims on 20 April 2020

HMRC announced plans this week to open the online Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) service on Monday 20 April – the first claims due to be paid 10 days later. File-only and payroll bureaus will be omitted from claiming.

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COVID19: Further Clarity on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

COVID19 Update: 27th March 2020 – Further Clarity on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – The government has now provided further clarity on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, we have outlined this for you below:

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COVID19: Job Retention Scheme for Furloughed employees explained

Covid19 Update: 26th March 2020 – On Friday 20 March 2020, the Chancellor announced a package of measures to help businesses through these times of economic uncertainty. Among these is the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

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