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23 March 2020

On Friday 20th March 2020, the Government announced details about their Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) where the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, told businesses that the Government will reimburse employers for 80% of “furloughed” workers wage costs, to a cap of £2,500 per month.

We are still waiting for further information but questions employers are currently asking include:

For the most up to date answers to all of the above questions, or to submit your own employer/employee question, please email me at info@embrace-hr.co.uk and I will forward you my complimentary FAQ sheet.

About Embrace HR (Consultancy) Ltd

Over 20 years of practical, hands-on experience in creating and implementing commercially sound and legally compliant HR policies and practices within a range of sectors, and in supporting businesses and managers – including with no-nonsense guidance, training, redundancy and re-organisation consultations and investigation work.

If you require any clarification or have questions about employment contracts, furloughs, lay-offs, sick pay, redundancies or how I might otherwise help support your business to stay afloat at this unprecedented time, please get in touch. I am able to hold meetings via video or telephone conferencing and can and will continue to accommodate face-to-face meetings where necessary and/or appropriate, in line with increased hygiene measures and Government advice to reduce the risk of catching and spreading the virus. It is important to maintain a common sense and informed approach in these troubling times. Stay well.

Emma Morris Director

Embrace HR (Consultancy) Ltd


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