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Furlough scheme extended until end of October 2020
On 12 May 2020, the UK government announced that their Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October 2020. Furloughed workers across UK will continue to receive 80% of their current salary, up to £2,500 a month.
From the start of August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.The employer payments will substitute the contribution the government is currently making, ensuring that staff continue to receive 80% of their salary, up to £2,500 a month.