Employers to share costs of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and SEISS extended

Employers to share costs of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and SEISS extended

Changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Flexible Furlough scheme introduced from 1 July, employers to gradually increase their contribution to wage costs beginning with NI and employer pension contribution costs and rising to 20% by October when the scheme will end. Self Employment Income Support Scheme extended, now ending in August, with a single payment of up to £6,570 to cover June, July and August.

Government outlines plans for reopening society

Government outlines plans for reopening society

The government outlines the first steps society will take to safely restart the economy and stresses that all steps are conditional on keeping the virus under control. Calls for clear guidance on Covid secure status and phasing of government support required.