The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) is due to change.
As of 1 August 2020 the contribution to be made by both the Government and the employer will change and will continue to do so each month until Furlough ends on 31 October 2020.
The employee must continue to receive 80% of their pay capped at £2,500, but, the contributions will change as detailed below :-
1 August 2020
Employers must start to pay pension and Employers National Insurance contributions, the Government will no longer funds these contributions. The Government will continue to pay 80% of wages capped at £2,500 for anyone onfFurlough.
1 September 2020
The Government will reduce their contribution to wages to 70%, the employer must continue to pay 80% capped at £2,500.
1 October 2020
The Government will reduce their contribution to wages to 60%, the employer must continue to pay 80% capped at £2,500.
1 November 2020