On 1 July 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) entered a new phase which allows employers to bring furloughed employees back to work part-time. Whereas, prior to 1 July, furloughed employees were not allowed to carry out any work for their employers.
**Updated 10 July 2020** - Lucy Drury shares some answers to frequently asked questions and useful links for employers in light of the current Cororanvirus outbreak.
The SEISS was announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 26 March 2020. The Government has since published further guidance on what the scheme will provide, who is eligible and how to claim.
While the UK may be in lockdown, that does not mean that life cannot continue and the business world must stop, if anything it is even more important now that we continue to press on with business transactions and embrace technology to help us do this.