The United Kingdom's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be further extended until the end of April [HM Treasury, Chancellor extends furlough and loan schemes, 17 December 2020].
Extended Until End of April
The CJRS has been extended again until 30 April 2021 for all of the U.K. As part of the CJRS, eligible employees will receive 80% of their usual salary for hours not worked, up to £2.500 a month. Previously, the CJRS was extended until 31 March 2021. For more details on CJRS, see GPMI News, United Kingdom Extends Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Laura Lough, Esq., is Director of Publications for the American Payroll Association