HMRC: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Key dates for Employers (July/August 2020) & HMRC webinar

  • 31st July: This is the last date you can submit claims for periods ending on or before 30th June 
  • For August: The government will pay 80% of wages up to a cap of £2,500 for the hours an employee is on furlough and employers will pay ER NICs and pension contributions for the hours the employee is on furlough. Employers will continue to able to choose to top up employee wages above the 80% total and £2,500 cap for the hours not worked at their own expense if they wish. 

Further detailed information, along with a timetable of the forthcoming changes to the scheme can be found at

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – HMRC webinar (week commencing 3rd August)

The ‘Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and flexible furloughing’ webinar will provide: 

  • an overview of the schemeincluding flexible furloughing
  • examples of how to work out the amount you can claim
  • information on changes due in September and October


Posted on: Monday 27th July 2020