23rd June - Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1st August 2020
There are important changes being made to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, and what you claim as part of the grant.
From 1 August 2020, you will no longer be able to claim for statutory minimum automatic enrolment employer contributions.
You are also unable to claim for National Insurance contributions for employees on furlough from this date.
You are still however able to claim the lower of 80% of staff wages or £2,500 a month for August.
- From 1 September 2020 this reduces to the lower of 70% or £2,187.50 a month
- From 1st October 2020 this reduces to the lower of 60% or £1,875.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is due to close on 31st October 2020.