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Coronavirus: Businesses in Newark and Sherwood and across the country must start paying towards furlough scheme from August




Businesses must start paying towards the furlough scheme from August, the Chancellor has announced.

Rishi Sunak said changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will allow firms to bring back its staff on a part-time basis from July — a month earlier than previously stated — on the condition businesses contribute to salaries from August.

Photo credit: 10 Downing Street/Crown copyright/Pippa Fowles/PA Wire
Photo credit: 10 Downing Street/Crown copyright/Pippa Fowles/PA Wire

Mr Sunak added the furlough scheme would close to new applicants on June 30, with programmes of financial support not to be extended past October.


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