The Job Retention Scheme launched on 20 April.
By midnight on 20 September there were a total of:
➡️9.6m jobs furloughed *
➡️1.2m employers furloughing **
➡️Total claimed £39.3bn
*This information is now being published monthly by HMRC.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is about to enter its last month of operation. No new employees can be added since June 19th 2020.
The Scheme is then replaced to further support UK PLC in supporting business and keeping Britain paid, by a new Job Support Scheme. This allows employers to receive support for additional employees who were employed and reported to HMRC on Real Time Information (RTI) Full Payment Submission (FPS) by 23rd September 2020.